REVIEWS: ‘Life Without Money’ and ‘Sacred Economics’

Living without Money     Post 1  Gratiferias: The Markets Where Everything Is Free
Living Without Money    Post 3  The Free.. visiting a money-free Social Revolution

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Living Without Money     Post 2

Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition

11289729Sacred Economics: Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition by Charles Eisenstein //// Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Continue reading “REVIEWS: ‘Life Without Money’ and ‘Sacred Economics’”

Genocidal Glyphosate poisoning in Argentine Soybeans

monsanto in Argentina

Argentina has recently become a giant experiment in farming genetically modified (GM) Roundup Ready (RR) soy, soy that has been genetically modified to be tolerant to Roundup, Monsanto’s formulation of the herbicide glyphosate. The Argentine government has been so eager to pull the country out of a deep economic recession that occurred in the 1990’s, that it restructured its economy around GM soy grown for export, most of which goes to Europe to feed livestock. Continue reading “Genocidal Glyphosate poisoning in Argentine Soybeans”

Capitalism is like Cancer : Direct Democracy is the answer

US Capitalism..  racing to a cliff with Faster Growth and less Brakes

'You can't trust humans with power over others. We need to refuse to obey at all levels and decide everything with direct assembly democracy. If not Capitalism always wins.''
‘You can’t trust humans with power over others. We need to refuse to obey at all levels and decide everything with direct assembly democracy. If not Capitalism always wins.”

leaders remain wedded to economic metrics that say little about the well-being of humans and the environment.

Last month the Associated Press reported that the income gap in the United States broke a new record in 2012, with the 1 percent grabbing a greater share of total household wealth than ever before in history.

This news follows on the heels of the fact that the 1 percent not only captured all of the income gains during the first two years of the economic recovery, but also stole a portion of the already-existing incomes of the bottom 99 percent, causing median household income to decline despite overall economic growth. Continue reading “Capitalism is like Cancer : Direct Democracy is the answer”