All posts filed under: Economics

You Might Be a Socialist If…

Today I simply want to write something that’s been on my mind.  What’s on my mind is the subtle, evolving and promising language of “the revolution.”  I do not believe there is going to be a sudden, cataclysmic revolution (though there could be).  Rather, I […]

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Socialism, The Chief Cornerstone

I was out walking this morning, cool crisp air, thinking in my mind, as the sun began to rise over Montana.  It was quiet of vehicle traffic and the birds were active, chirping and tweeting, and their songs settled on the icy roads and snow-covered […]

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Opting-out of Capitalism

I don’t agree with the notion of extractive, rogue, exploitative, degenerative capitalism. You know, advancing wars around the world to reward investors, chasing dividends. Earning a reasonable profit in a manner that is sustainable, generative, and humane, I support.  Mom and pop businesses all over […]

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Shop Class as Soul Craft

Matthew Crawford writes a great treatise on the value of manual labor and the trades in his book Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work. I just finished my second reading of this book, having read it a few years ago.  […]

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Horizontal democracy and organizing

Recently, I have slowly been reading and working my way through a book titled, “They Can’t Represent Us!: Reinventing Democracy from Greece to Occupy.” I am enjoying this book and the content.  In my estimation, it pairs very well with The Resilience Imperative: Cooperative Transitions […]

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Sitting with the Communists

I have a good friend whom I hike with every so often.  My friend is a commercial airline pilot, a retired General from the United States military.  I’ll call my friend “Shane” for the purpose of this blog post. Shane is an enigma to me.  […]

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