The Currency of Politics: The Political Theory of Money from Aristotle to Keynes – by Stefan Eich

Stefan Eich examines six crucial episodes of monetary crisis, recovering the neglected political theories of money in the thought of such figures as Aristotle, John Locke, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes. He shows how these layers of crisis have come to define the way we look at money, and argues that informed public debate about money requires a better appreciation of the diverse political struggles over its meaning.

the challenge of reclaiming the commons from capitalism – Dirk Philipsen – 2020

Mousehold Heath (1810) by John Sell Cotman. Drawing on paper. According to the UK Government, between 1604 and 1914 enclosure Bills enacted by Parliament restricted access to formerly open communal land comprising just over a fifth of the total area of England. Courtesy the Trustees of the British Museu Dirk Philipsen is an economic historian and wellbeing economics advocate … Continue reading the challenge of reclaiming the commons from capitalism – Dirk Philipsen – 2020

participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

contents selection, participation, representationparticipation - debate, deliberationcollective intentionality - researchreal existing democracy selection/participation/representation swiki/sortition - In governance, sortition (also known as selection by lottery, selection by lot, allotment, demarchy, stochocracy, aleatoric democracy and lottocracy) is the selection of political officials as a random sample from a larger pool of candidates.[1] Sortition is generally used for … Continue reading participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

direct finance, guaranteed income, UBI

direct finance, postive money, UBI Frances Coppola ,Annie Lowrey, Guy Standing,

Agent Orange? Bildungslücke der Ampelkoalition emittiert Aktienrente

Sehr Geehrte Ampel, In dem Glauben dass Sie meine freischaffenden Interessen am ehesten vertreten, möchte ich mich als Selbstständiger primär an Gelb, sekundär an Rot und zu guter Letzt an Grün wenden. Freiheit, Gerechtigkeit, Nachhaltigkeit - das ist gut. Ich freue mich Sie wollen auf dem Weg dorthin Fortschritt wagen. Gerade was die Digitalisierung angeht. … Continue reading Agent Orange? Bildungslücke der Ampelkoalition emittiert Aktienrente

Digitales Zentral Bank Geld : Geld zwischen Schleier und Tabu (1)

Hat TheEconomist den endogenen Motor des Kapitalismus enthüllt? Eher nicht. Eher 101=404. Der klassische Fehler wird nicht gefunden. Man man mag die orthodoxe "Savings&Loans" Spar-Brille nicht absetzen. Trotzdem lohnt sich die Lektüre. Die Staats-Digital-Währung kommt. So oder so.   e-Yuan will do nicely Im AngloMainstream wird jetzt öfter von digitalem Zentralbankgeld gereded. Schon wieder ein … Continue reading Digitales Zentral Bank Geld : Geld zwischen Schleier und Tabu (1)

Don’t Correct me or I Double Down

Couldn’t resist posting this. Somehow it reminds me of how Equilibrium Economics reacts to facts? MIT study: The double-down is real: Correcting online falsehoods might make matters worse by Peter Dizikes “Not only is misinformation increasing online, but attempting to correct it politely on Twitter can have negative consequences, leading to even less-accurate tweets and more … Continue reading Don’t Correct me or I Double Down