La rivoluzione di internet ha messo in crisi il modello capitalista e creato un nuovo ceto di oligarchi dell'informazione. Manifesto per una difesa di cla...
As climate scientists call for a dramatic transformation of the world's economy, a new set of deniers is starting to coalesce around something easier.
Without us noticing, we are entering the postcapitalist era. At the heart of further change to come is information technology, new ways of working and the sharing economy. The old ways will take a long while to disappear, but it's time to be utopian
Loose canon: Free-market capitalism makes no distinction between human beings' wants and needs. This is catastrophic for both the planet and our personal happiness alike
Poverty isn't just a fact of nature. We made it happen, and we can fix it.
Introduction As debate over the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is heating up, the White House, and some commentators, have weighed in with an argument for this trade pact that has nothing to do with economics: We need the TPP, they say, because without it, China will impose its own trade rules on the region, and those rules will undermine American trade values. According to President Obama, "[W]e have to make sur...
From gym visits to eating out, everyday activities can be measured and turned into money. Shouldn't we have a right to opt out, asks Evgeny Morozov
The activist-academic and Occupy Wall Street champion tells Salon about his new book on the bureaucratic state
It's no surprise that the deacons of disinformation are denouncing Naomi Klein and her new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate. This book is so threatening to the right-wing mindset that we will soon see Tea Party members burning it in YouTube videos. Hardcore conservatives will condemn the book with language they don't
Monopoly is back: Barry Lynn on the concentration of American economic power - and how we can restore fairness
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David Graeber: Capitalists spread prosperity only when threatened by global rivalry, radical movements and the risk of uprisings at home
One of the big frustrations of writing a book is that while Microsoft Word can be used for creating and formatting a book, it's a real pain in the neck for ordinary mortals to use it for that
Ieri ai nuovi massimi, addio benefici dell'austerity. Una moneta forte erode la nostra competitività più di quanto faccia per Spagna e
It's hard to overstate the importance of the book/manuscript, The End of the Market (Author unknown?), from which this text is excerpted. It's at the heart of the post-market logic of the p2p economy as well. Value creation in a service transaction "Tangibles are invariably produced through a value chain. For example, iron ore is... Continue reading ...
Music fans may have noticed something odd when their favourite artists release new "best-of" compilations or remaster back catalogues for CD or iTunes. Over successive reissues, the same songs sound worse
Cloud computing has been presented as the new economic weapon for bringing economic prosperity to Europe, if you believe the new cloud computing strategy from the European Commission. An additional € 957 billion ($1,236 billion) is expected...
For some months now, there have been intense discussions on the threats raised by the upcoming World Conference on International Telecommunications (WCIT). In December, the 193 Member States of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations, will gather in Duba195175 for this important conference aimed at amending the ITU's founding treaty, the "International Telecommunication Regulations" (ITRs).
Over the past few years, the U.S. electricity grid has begun a massive, underappreciated, and largely unintentional transition away from coal to natural gas. Because nobody decided on a shift to ga