The sharing economy: an alternative to capitalist exploitation? by Jeff Noonan

“The principle and institutions of a democratic life-economy are not posits of a utopian theory.  Concrete examples of them exist even in capitalism.  Wherever there are adequately funded and democratically governed (as opposed to bureaucratically managed) public institutions, there is an example of the principles and institutions of a democratic life-economy.  Let me return to… Read More

‘The spiritual crisis of capitalist civilization’ by Jeff Noonan

Reposted from: https://philosophersforchange.org/2012/01/03/the-capitalist-life-crisis/ by Jeff Noonan at Philosophers for Change, philoforchange.wordpress.com.   The spiritual crisis of capitalist civilization by Jeff Noonan Human beings are integrally natural and social creatures, dependent upon natural life-support systems for their physical existence and socio-cultural life-development systems for the nurturing and realization of their emotional, cognitive, and practical-creative capacities.  Societies whose developmental dynamics… Read More

‘The capitalist life crisis’ by Jeff Noonan

Reposted from: https://philosophersforchange.org/2012/01/03/the-capitalist-life-crisis/ by Jeff Noonan at Philosophers for Change, philoforchange.wordpress.com. The capitalist life crisis by Jeff Noonan The failure of the Durban Conference on Climate Change, (December, 2011) to agree to anything more substantial than that all nations would work together to develop binding targets for reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 2015 is a metonym for the… Read More