In The Utopia of Rules, David Graeber described much of the cultural phenomena that happened in the 70s and following decades as the result of a broken promise of a […]
A typical defense of capitalism is that profit is always nearly, or according to some unfortunate Koch-heads, perfectly, aligned with ethics, or is otherwise in some way naturally beneficent. The […]
You may be interested in a new, hopefully recurring, publication, creatively titled “Post-Scarcity Anarchism”. I edited, wrote an article and two features for this volume, and I think it turned […]
Genetically-modified organisms have been the buzz again lately on my Facebook feed, so I’ve been thinking more about the subject and its implications: Obviously, there is lots of scientific support […]
With Snapchat now being valued up to $19 billion, equal to the total wealth of Ethiopia, the way we define “value” in contemporary society seems increasingly nonsensical. Our conflation of […]
Rediscovering IBISWorld’s Industry Research Reports, I went through and redid my analysis on the overhead of private property in the United States; I have generalized the scope somewhat to be […]
Products and services are valued most rationally according to their centrality* to people.