About Time: the case for shorter working hours

As you read this, the UK is sliding back into recession, unemployment across Europe is at a record high, and uncertainty stalks China and the other rising economies. Politicians call for austerity and little else. But spending cuts are economically illiterate. They wreck weak economies, locking them into a cycle …

The Ambachtsheer Letter – November/December 2011

Earlier this year, we were invited by the UK’s FairPensions organization to give a lecture in the Houses of Parliament. The event took place this past November 15. It provided an opportunity to place Keynes’ insights on faux vs. functional capitalism, and Peter Drucker’s on the special role of retirement …