The Joke

by Patrick Noble. It is a great joke, that the deepest commons have been passed on in daylight, unnoticed by thought police, secret police and...

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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Entrepreneurship in the social and solidarity economy

Co-operatives have been described as freshwater fish in a saltwater environment. In the 1930s, the co-operative sector in many countries was very powerful but...

The Music of Narcissus

by Patrick Noble A fiddle and a cello weave in counterpoint. The fiddle sings of a redemptive future, while the cello evokes a scenic past....

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