From the P2P Foundation website: Fully Automated Luxury Communism “There is a tendency in capitalism to automate labor, to turn things previously done by humans into automated functions. In recognition of that, then the only utopian demand can be for the full automation of everything and common ownership of that which is automated.” This podcast, […]
This article was originally published on the openDemocracy.net website. Rethinking basic income in a sharing society RAJESH MAKWANA 6 April 2015 Few debates highlight the moral issues around how wealth is shared across society more than the growing demand for a universal and unconditional basic income. At face value, the idea of receiving a regular […]
Yanis Varoufakis is a Greek economist and the former Greek Minister of Finance. He describes himself as a libertarian Marxist, or as he jokes, “totally confused.” However, if this TED Talk is any indication he is anything but confused. In twenty minutes he lays out what I have been trying to say throughout this website. The economic […]
From their website thenextsystem.org: The Next System Project is an ambitious multi-year initiative aimed at thinking boldly about what is required to deal with the systemic challenges the United States faces now and in coming decades. Responding to real hunger for a new way forward, and building on innovative thinking and practical experience with new […]
It is absolutely essential that those who struggle to influence the development of the next social formation understand the subject of class relations. We dare not allow this structure to survive and form the basis of the new society. The new social formation, necessitated by the revolution of the means of production, must be classless. This […]
The post republished below is from the Real Economy Lab website. It describes the development and purpose of their “Network Map,” a tool to visualize the “relationships, commonalities, focus areas, and gaps or opportunities” within the emerging community of post-capitalist entities. The network map itself is on their homepage. It is an interactive tool. You […]
The idea that government should provide every citizen with a basic income sufficient to sustain a decent standard of living, and that this provision should be given without constraint to work, is spreading like wildfire around the world, and is being taken very seriously by some very serious people.1 It is arguably the best solution to hand for addressing the […]
From the Basic Income Earth Website: Founded in 1986, the Basic Income European Network (BIEN) aims to serve as a link between individuals and groups committed to, or interested in, basic income, i.e. an income unconditionally granted to all on an individual basis, without means test or work requirement, and to foster informed discussion on […]
“Accelerationism pushes towards a future that is more modern, an alternative modernity that neoliberalism is inherently unable to generate.” – Alex Williams and Nick Srnicek Read their Accelerate Manifesto for an Accelerationist Politics on the Critical Legal Thinking website.
A useful tool for understanding the relationships between the various parties working for new economic realities. Link to original article on P2P Foundation website.