Alternative Economics

01.02.2016

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

Capitalism will eat Democracy – unless we speak up

By Yanis Veroufakis for TED Democracy. In the West, we make a colossal mistake taking it for granted. We see democracy not as the most fragile of flowers that it really is, but we see it as part of our society’s furniture. We tend to think of it as… »

01.06.2015

It’s time for a new political and economic system – A conversation with Gar Alperovitz

It’s time for a new political and economic system – A conversation with Gar Alperovitz

By Geoff Gilbert May 13, 2015 for Waging Nonviolence Our society’s institutions are in crisis — with looming ecological collapse, historic concentration of capital, incarceration rates far beyond those of any other country, the diminishing civil liberties that come along with a permanent “war… »

29.09.2014

Occupy London: The New Putney Debates 1647-2014

Occupy London: The New Putney Debates 1647-2014

Occupy London is holding a series of events inspired by the Levellers and Diggers’ demands for social justice, civil rights and equal access to the land. The programme of events is scheduled between Wed 15th October and Sunday 9th November 2014, and the venue for some events will be St. »

29.10.2013

Occupy inspiring ripples of new economics thinking in academia

Occupy inspiring ripples of new economics thinking in academia

[divide][clear] The challenge to the pervading (and failing) economic system that began as a discussion in the Occupy/Indignados demos has been reaching deep into some Universities amongst students of Economics, but not exclusively. Soon after Occupy Wall Street set base in Zuccotti Park several US Universities set up discussions in… »

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