One I Watch: Spain’s Robin Hood, Enric Duran

…there were certain benefits to organizing as a cooperative. The Spanish government normally exacts a hefty self-employment tax for independent workers—on the order of about $315 per month, plus a percentage of income—but if one can claim one’s work as taking place within a cooperative, the tax doesn’t apply. Amid the cascading crisis, people were… Read More One I Watch: Spain’s Robin Hood, Enric Duran

The New Story We Need to Shape the Economy (and Life)

Yes we need a new cosmology. We need to replace the foundational myths we’ve outgrown from religion and science and the market. Here’s David Korten’s new story in a nutshell (though I really recommend the whole essay): As living beings, we survive and prosper only as contributing members of a Living Earth Community birthed by… Read More The New Story We Need to Shape the Economy (and Life)