FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THE HOUND OF DISTRIBUTISM:
A Solution for Our Social and Economic Crisis
MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota (March 27, 2012) – ACS Books, a division of the American Chesterton Society, announced today the release of its groundbreaking book on Distributism, the thought-provoking idea that what is good for politics and business is not always good for society, but what is good for the family makes good politics and good business.
Distributism is a political economy championing the sustainability of decentralized, local economies with the aim of ensuring the widest ownership of the means of production. In a world obsessed with growth and globalization, Distributism is a solution to our present socio-economic malaise.
The Hound of Distributism is a collection of essays written by leading Distributist authors from around the world. Given our present social and economic crisis, this timely and rich volume challenges the sterility of our present by recovering the value of the socio-economic theory of Distributism.
The book is available for $13.95 at www.chesterton.org and is also available on Kindle at www.amazon.com.
Contributing Authors Include
- Richard Aleman, president of The Society for Distributism and managing editor of The Distributist Review
- Dale Ahlquist, president of the American Chesterton Society
- Joseph Pearce, acclaimed biographer and editor-in-chief of St. Austin Review
- Phillip Blond, leading English political thinker and director of the British think- tank ResPublica
- Dr. William E. Fahey, president of Thomas More College
- Hon. Dr. Race Mathews, former Australian MP and cabinet minister
- Philippe Maxence, editor-in-chief of L’Homme Nouveau, the French Catholic newspaper
- John Médaille, author of the bestseller, Toward a Truly Free Market
- Thomas Storck, celebrated author serving on the editorial board for The Chesterton Review
Inspired by the Catholic Church’s teaching to “induce as many as possible of the people to become owners,” famed writers G.K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc crafted an alternative against the dispossession caused by the monopolizing ends of socialism and capitalism, which come at the expense of justice, the common good, and our natural resources.
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Emily Selene de Rotstein, executive director, American Chesterton Society at 952-831-3096.
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