No one is arguing for an exact return to the medieval guilds, any more than advocating that people should go around talking Chaucerian English.
Is it possible that the guilds, those great symbols of medieval culture and enterprise, might be restored to life in our own time?
Guilds are exactly what our country needs to save our educational system and our students.
Will the elimination of large monopolies really stifle innovation and technological development?
Without the re-establishment of the Guild the effort to maintain well-distributed property, even if we had already achieved good distribution, would be vain.
The United States spends almost as much in public money as the English do, yet we do not have universal health care.
The concept and the reality of vocational groups are at the heart of the traditional Catholic approach to solving socio-economic problems.