The Arton Library

ECONOMIC THEORY

The Four Phases of Capitalism
Private, joint stock, casino, and whizz kid.
Prosperity - Anti-prosperity
Non-productive overheads reduce our prosperity.
Globalization - Localization
Importing is fine, but we need to produce something in exchange.
The Eurozone: Why does Germany call the shots?
Banking for industry, and teamwork. Any country can do it.
Un secteur bancaire de développement.
La création d'emplois exige du capital –
en quantité suffisante et avec une garantie
de fiabilité financière à long terme.


ECONOMIC SURVIVAL

Housing: Affordability and Forecolsure
Stabilizing the property market.
Man cannot live by debt alone.
Government and personal debt: the twin demons
NO to Austerity
Austerity just makes things worse.
YES to Growth!
Project-Secured Investment for a Productive Economy


DEMOCRACY and GOVERNMENT

Productivity and Accountability in Government
Governments cut budgets by reducing services, never by making them more efficient.
What is Democracy?
Demos, Kratos - Power to the People. But which people?
Total Transparency The City of Albuquerque institutes new moves towards open government.
Britain and Europe – Liberty and Regulation
The British view of Law is based on a Presumption of Liberty. The European basis of law is a Presumption of Regulation. We should be clear as to the difference.
The Age of the Common Man
Power has shifted from governments and bankers to us, the ordinary folks. Are we learning to use it?
How much Government? Left, Right and Centre
Right, Left, Protection, Oppression, and Liberty are all directly interrelated, and are in turn a function of what can be termed Government Intervention, or more simply, How Much Government.


CONSTITUTION

Governing Government.
Government governs the People.
Who, or what governs Government?
The Status of Constitution in Government
The Constitution must stand above Government as the Supreme Law of the Land.

BANKS - Essential. Destructive.

Basics and Crises of our Banking System
How it should work, and where it went drastically wrong.
Regional Development Banking
for stability and growth - with no economic black spots
Regional Development Banking – Q & A
Setup and Questions
The Banking System Unmasked
Unveiling the masques.


TOWN and TRANSPORT

A Green and Pleasant Land
Planning for an ideal environment.
Home on a Hillside
A new concept in cost-effective, sustainable urban living. Downloads in pdf format.


BAROQUE MUSIC:
the peak of musical evolution.

Baroque music defined
Follow the development of music, baroque music set in historical context.
Johann Sebastian BACH
A detailed biography covering all phases of his working life.
Antonio VIVALDI
His life and work in Venice.
George Frideric Handel
The German-born composer whom England made very much her own.


MUSIC and HISTORY in the DDR

The Rise and Fall of the Berlin Wall
The full story, including unpublished detail and photos. Fascinating reading. Downloads in pdf format.
Günther Ramin – God and Music under Socialism
An inspiring story of persistence and survival - the Sunday Bach Canata broadcasts in East Germany.


TRAVEL to out-of-the-way places

VENICE - without breaking the bank!
A budget, quality hotel in peaceful friendly surroundings,
free shuttle to the City of your dreams!
Adventures on the Orient Express
This fabled train was once a focus of intrigue and espionage.
Baden Baden – Gateway to the Black Forest


Grant to our princes and those in authority
peace and good government
so that we under them may lead a calm and peaceful life
in all godliness and respectability.
Martin Luther

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