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The Commons as a Transformative Vision | D.Bollier
"The “free market” is not in fact self-regulating and private, but extensively dependent upon public interventions, subsidies, risk-mitigation and legal privileges. The system is a more or less closed oligopoly of elite insiders".

Maybe my most important piece of source material;it pretty much says it all.
TheCommons  Words  TheMarket  Economism 
july 2013 by jete.jeter
Parable of the Frogs -- Blog for Morris Berman
"addicts always seek to maximize their intake (or behavior) rather than optimize it"
"We don’t get it, that if you fight the ecology of a system, you lose, especially when you “win”."
“To make a virtue of necessity/And live, as we do, in this wilderness?”
TheCommons  nhc 
july 2013 by jete.jeter

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