Ed Conduit worked as a clinical psychologist for 43 years and has further degrees in lecturing, computer science and linguistics. He has no formal training in economics, but thinks that social democrats at the present time are obliged to try to understand money. His professional habit of trying to empathise with diverse peoples helps him achieve the national outlook of people in many nations.
Ed's other e-book on politics and ecology is “Unsustainable Population”. He has also written
e-books on linguistics: "The Black Country Dialect", "Lakeland Language" and "The Iceland Bus”. His work on health psychology was printed in 1995 as “The Body Under Stress".
The leaders at the Battle of Bannockburn were both Normans aristocrats - Édouard II de Carnarvon and Robert de Brus. The Scots king was descended from Normans in the town of Brus who immigrated in 1165. Scots differ from southern English mainly in language. Scots came from Northumbrian Anglo-Saxon and remains close to its Frisian than does English.
The vote of the UK to leave the EU was accompanied by much anger against foreigners and Brussels. This book argues that the anger was really against effects of globalisation of Capital.
This book analyses the appalling £1.7 trillion debt that compromises any future government of the left. A “people’s march for real jobs and affordable housing”, could build rail, cycle tracks and roads
The main economic problems in 2015 are national debt and declining real incomes. Piketty’s theory of investment and growth is outlined before economic remedies are considered. These might include vigorous pursuit of tax avoidance by multinationals and restoration of the state’s role in public housing. The curious nature of money and ways of reducing national debt are considered.
This e-book explores the linguistic connections between Cumbria, Iceland and Scandinavia. It includes a glossary of Lake District words that are shared with Icelandic. The cover shows sheep-farming words that are similar.
The book attempts to put the issue of sustainable population on the political agenda. Global warming, species extinction and migration pressure arise when seven billion people occupy a planet that may only sustain two billion. Anti-immigrant feelings, the Arab Spring and wars in Africa and Syria may be consequences of the birth rate. Options are considered for six countries.