capitalism on the back foot

  • Co-ops Need Leaders, Too
    by Nathan Schneider on May 17, 2019 at 8:00 am

    I frequently encounter a notion, among those drawn to cooperatives, that a cooperative should be an amorphous, faceless collective in which old-world skills and norms of leadership can be discarded. How does this work out for them? Not well. Usually one of two entirely predictable things happens as a result — and generally both. One is a tyranny... Continue reading → The post Co-ops Need Leaders, Too appeared first on P2P Foundation. […]

  • Call for abstracts: The Network Society Today
    by Vasilis Niaros on May 16, 2019 at 7:49 pm

    The Network Society Today: (Revisiting) the Information Age Trilogy “Manuel Castells The Information Age Trilogy has been one of the most influential works to understand the societal change in the awake of the digital revolution of the last decades. It is, as Frank Webster (2002: 97) points out, one of “the most illuminating, imaginative and intellectually rigorous account of the... Continue reading → The post Call for […]

    by stutteringsteps on April 15, 2019 at 4:41 pm

    Once considered a thing of the past, or the product of less developed countries, people begging on the streets of advanced capitalist countries has become a permanent feature of everyday life in the 21st century. Despite unprecedented levels of wealth … Continue reading &rarr […]

    by stutteringsteps on February 12, 2019 at 7:18 pm

    In the article ‘Brexit, Brexit & More Brexit’ (January 2019), I pointed out that the British financial elite had long ago replaced the industrial and commercial elite as the dominant economic force within British capitalism. As such this sector has, … Continue reading &rarr […]