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Tag: Commons

  • An exploration into uncharted legal territory

    An exploration into uncharted legal territory

    Capra and Mattei argue that the legal world still wrongly bases its core ideas, such as ‘private property’, on mechanistic science dating from the 16th century. They think it badly needs to update them to include the findings of current holistic science.
  • A new approach to democracy – with old roots

    A new approach to democracy – with old roots

    According to Vandana Shiva we must shift from representative democracy, in which corporations rule, to ‘Earth Democracy’ to deal with our current crises – to end conflict and bring peace. It means including the excluded into our conception of the economy.