Everybody talks a lot about economic inequality, but there don’t seem to be many credible proposals out there, let alone ones that have political legs.
Articles: capitalism (56)
This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be criticized than ignored.
At its root, the Distributist movement sought a practical, community-oriented alternative to the inequality of capitalism and the bureaucracy of socialism.
One of the most fascinating things I read recently was The Lancet's Manifesto for Planetary Health...
Defence of 'blood for oil' distracts us from the deeper, systemic causes of the Crisis of Civilisation
While there is certainly much to celebrate in the values, principles and achievements we associate with modernity, Tony Blair's black and white vision is incapable of acknowledging that the expansion of global capitalism was and remains a deeply violent process.
...the next political phase of the campaign started by Occupy is now starting to emerge.
It’s not every day that an academic article in the arcane world of American political science makes headlines around the world, but then again, these aren’t normal days either.
Similarities abound between today’s declining civic ethos and mid nineteenth century, pre Civil War era human flesh markets starting with America’s contemporary desperation class composed of minimum wage workers toiling in America’s most praised corporations (e.g. Wal-Mart …
“The capitalist era is passing… not quickly, but inevitably. A new economic paradigm — the Collaborative Commons — is rising in its wake that will transform our way of life."