Economy

Solarpunk bux

Urbánika’s SolarPunk Bus Tour and Video Course on the Commons

Urbánika is an international collective of tech commoners that calls itself an “immersive activism school.” Led by Humberto Besso-Oberto Huerta of Mexico, the group wants to help build peer-governed, climate-resilient smart cities and communities, especially in Latin America.

July 24, 2024

Octavia Butler signing books

“Parable of the Sower” Is Now, Says Gen Z

Young people who have read Octavia Butler’s 1993 novel say it’s not only prescient, but also carries lessons for today.

July 23, 2024

EV charging station

And Then What?: Using Wide-Boundary Lenses

Today’s Frankly offers a series of examples of modern issues using a “wide-boundary” lens – and in the process demonstrates the importance of asking “…and then what?” when thinking about our responses to future events and constraints.

July 22, 2024

Bank of St. George

A market economy without capitalism

Can there be a market economy without capitalism? That is the question of today’s post.

July 19, 2024

Daniel Schmachtenberger

Daniel Schmachtenberger: “Silicon Dreams and Carbon Nightmares: The Wide Boundary Impacts of AI”

Today, Daniel Schmachtenberger joins Nate to take a wide-boundary look at the true environmental risks embedded within the current promises of artificial intelligence.

July 17, 2024

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Assets in Common: Opportunities for action

In previous articles, we’ve learned about the enterprises pioneering new models for transforming the economy. We all want to see the world heading in a good direction.

July 17, 2024

Cows

Cows, capital and growth

The long term opportunities for growth of my herd and the growth of global capitalism are the same. None.

July 17, 2024

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