Organized around exchange-value, not use-value, the capitalist system is actively and intentionally wasteful, steadily worsening a multi-faceted ecological crisis. What are the solutions?
An unprecedented combination of corporate and state power has progressively shaped itself up in the U.S. after WWII, characterized by Sheldon S. Wolin as “Inverted Totalitarianism.” What is behind this concept?
Can humanity thrive without destroying the planet? It all depends on your representation of the economic purpose, says Kate Raworth, an English economist working at Oxford and Cambridge universities.
Climate change signs the failure of the “free market” ideology. In the transition from old neoliberal individualism to an economy embedded in the common good of people and the planet, a new intelligence of democracy is key.
The war in Ukraine started in February 2022 by Putin is part of his all-out war on democracy. Yet, the “War on Terror” backed for 20 years by the U.S. establishment bluntly revealed the demise of democracy on American soil itself.
Mechanistic and detached from life’s creative web of interactions, the conventional model of economic development is failing our societies on all counts. What would an organic view of the economy look like?