A thinkery on water, anti-privatisation struggles and the commons

Expressed in slogans such as “water is a human right”, “water is life”, “we are water” and “defend the sacred”, throughout the globe a...

Brexit and complexity

Complexity is probably the chief problem of Brexit… There’s a line in the song “Hotel California” by the Eagles that reminds me of the Brexit...

The Joke

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Limits to economic growth?

This lecture was presented at the University of Nottingham on April 4, 2017. Please click on the slides to enlarge them. On April 3 in...

Limits to Incentives

Means of exchange are never neutral as orthodox economists assume. Intentional Currencies* respond by being explicit about the values they seek to promote and...

Webinar on the work of David Fleming

Open Invitation to Webinar on Surviving the Future: Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of the Market Economy Thursday May 4th 2-4 pm Facilitated by Shaun...

Reclaiming Commons through Land Value Tax, or a Wing and a Prayer

There are estimates which present the power of a litre of petrol as equivalent to two to three weeks of manual labour. On one...

CapGlobalCarbon and basic income: How could climate action be coupled to economic empowerment?

Note: this article assumes that you are already up-to-speed on what CapGlobalCarbon is. See here to get a quick overview, or here for a...

Specialisation and trade – David Ricardo versus Frederich List

What Schumpeter called the “Ricardian Vice” was a mode of reasoning in which the required conclusions are buried in the assumptions of an argument....

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