Why Black Market Entrepreneurs Matter to the World Economy | Magazine <img alt="Photo: Jessica Dimmock" src="/magazine/wp-content/images/20-01/mf_neuwirth_qa_f.jpg" title="Soon, two-thirds of the world's workers will be part of street economies, Neuwirth says." width="660" height="534" /> Soon, two-thirds of the world's workers will be part of street economies, Neuwirth says. Photo: Jessica Dimmock Not many people think of shantytowns , illegal street vendors, and unlicensed roadside hawkers as major economic players. But according to journalist Robert Neuwirth, that’s exactly what they’ve become.
Why is this mysteriously reluctant so-called non-recovering recovery , at this point, as persistent as the proverbial psychotically obsessed ex from hell? I believe we stand on the cusp of a great turning point in human exchange: a quantum leap from opulence to eudaimonia . A shift from the pursuit of more, bigger, faster, cheaper, nastier, to the pursuit of lives lived meaningfully well. A Six-Step Extreme Makeover for the Economy - Umair Haque
Time to strap on the Futurist Cap for some serious speculation. Although it's easy to think otherwise, the structure of the modern global economy is not terribly old, arguably dating back to the collapse of the gold standard in 1971, or the post-World War II " Bretton Woods " conference in 1944. Earlier versions of what we would nonetheless still call "capitalism" had very different degrees (and kinds) of government intervention, roles for labor and capital, even rules about currencies. Three Possible Economic Models (Part 1)
Société de la connaissance : Surgissement d'un nouveau monde Cet article a été publié il y a 2 ans 7 mois 11 jours , il est donc possible qu’il ne soit plus à jour. Les informations proposées sont donc peut-être expirées. Chose promise, chose due… Voici donc mon compte-rendu de lecture du livre de Marc Luyckx Ghisi : Surgissement d’un nouveau monde .
Twelve Patterns of the New Economy | Symbionomics: The Film In the last twenty years, a wave of new tools has transformed the way we communicate. Twentieth century media tools used the broadcast, or "one-to-many" form, but today, with the advent of social media, we can, for the first time, communicate on a large scale in a "many-to-many" pattern. This ease of communication has profoundly affected how the economy is organized.
Meet the people and ideas on the cutting edge of the movement for a new economy. posted May 26, 2011 Editor's Note: When our friends at The Nation asked us to share this article with you, we were excited. Meet the Movement for a New Economy by Gar Alperovitz
The term “Green Revolution” is now so firmly entrenched in the history and practice of development that it is easy to forget its haphazard origin. It was coined more as what today we would call an exercise in branding than as part of a good faith effort to soberly describe the agricultural transformation that took place first in Mexico and then in Asia—above all in the Philippines and on the Indian subcontinent—between the late 1940s and the late ’60s. The term was the invention of the administrator of the US Agency for International Development (USAID), William Gaud, who first used it publicly in a speech he delivered to the Society for International Development on March 8, 1968, at the Shoreham Hotel in Washington. The Green Revolution was not, he said, “a violent Red Revolution like that of the Soviets,” nor was it “a White Revolution like that of the Shah of Iran.” Where Hunger Goes: On the Green Revolution
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