2024 Report: A Concise History of the Future, 1974-2024

By: Macrae, Norman

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0283991135 198 pages including index. If all democrats acted intelligently, this is the future which everybody now under the age of fifty could enjoy. Projects a computer world where people are free to move to places offering the lifestyles they prefer, and where the range of individual choice is huge. The interfering bureaucratic national governments of the 1980s are almost dead. Small self-ruling communities buy such services as crime prevention or environmental protection from entrepreneurial performance-contractors, or can choose participatory government by referendum. Author has been deputy editor of The Economist since 1965. Book unmarked with very light wear and small stain to bottom corner of back board. Dust jacket moderately worn.