This book traces the cause of poverty to a widely accepted social institution, just as slavery once was, and reveals a way in which this defect could be remedied by introducing a more efficient way of funding government.
George Curtis was a Union District Organiser, a Labour councillor, a magistrate, a Methodist preacher and he also has a BSc (Hons) degree in Social Sciences.
Poverty is not Natural was listed by Martin Wolf as one of his ‘best reads so far’ in the Financial Times (June 2020).
“The articulation of his ideas is comprehensive, considering the positive impacts on people of all ages and backgrounds…” Kai Dattani, Land and Liberty.
“I would strongly recommend this book to anyone with an interest in making our economy fairer.”
Independent Catholic News
“This is a challenging, but readable book.” David Hallam, Methodist Recorder
“Rather than continue to stick plasters on poverty, Curtis forwards a simple solution to eradicate it…” Nathan Mladin, The Tablet