Category Archives: Alternative Economics

Changing Consciousness: New Paradigms Needed!

Unlike a chair, an idea can be shared by a whole people! How exciting to be living in a time crying for alternative economics, reduced working hours, shriveling the financial sector, expanding the public sector, becoming cloud- workers, translators, editors, … Continue reading

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Alternative Economics and Philosophical Reflections

I’m in a great euphoria with two books available from Amazon Kindle in 72 hours. You can order the two eBooks “Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis” ($3.99) and “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” ($3.99) from amazon.com. You can download their … Continue reading

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Philosophical Reflections on the Economic Crisis by Marc Batko

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Time on our Side, 30 page introduction

Time is on our Side, 30 page introduction by Anna Coote, 2013 On Shortening the Work Week The New Economics Foundation, UK http://b.3cdn.net/nefoundation/aefb306fbab76f46ca_1im6i20sk.pdf Have you ever wondered why you’re so busy, where your time goes, or how much your time … Continue reading

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Video: Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth – Gar Alperovitz, 1 hr 10 min

https://www.c-span.org/video/?429340-2%2Fprinciples-pluralist-commonwealth Gar Alperovitz talked about his book Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, in which he argues that the U.S. needs an economic and political system that departs from both capitalism and socialism. BookTV.org is a treasure going back more than … Continue reading

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Memorandum 2017: Alternatives for a Solidarity Europe: Instead of “Germany First”

Memorandum 2017: Alternatives for a Solidarity Europe: Instead of “Germany First” http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/06/434822.shtml The European Union is at a crossroads. The reason lies in the neoliberal redistribution policy favoring capital incomes for many years. “Mass unemployment intensified and was not ended … Continue reading

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E-Book “Alternative Economics” for only $3.99

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E-Book “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” only $3.99 until June 4

https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/627516 coupon code PU68W This is a 159-page eBook with Austrian, Swiss, Polish and German critical economists. Mainstream trickle-down economics is helpless in reversing exploding inequality or precarious work. Enjoy the feast! Celebrate your independence! A Future-Friendly Economics is Possible … Continue reading

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Competition Ideology and Power Reality by Heinz-J. Bontrup

Competition Ideology and Power Reality by Heinz-J. Bontrup https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/05/01/18799000.php Competition cannot be an end-in-itself. Uncontrolled private power leads to misuse.Uncontrolled competition increasingly destroys itself through concentration and centralization processes and does not guarantee any optimal economic and social development. People … Continue reading

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Private Enterprise Committed to Social Interests by Joachim Beerhorst

Private Enterprise Committed to Social Interests interview with Joachim Beerhorst, March 2017 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2017/04/434546.shtml Social needs like energy- and water supply, the waste industry, education, senior pensions and health care are better solved publically than privately. While economic democracy is not … Continue reading

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