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Not TINA (There Is No Alternative) but TAPAS: THERE ARE PLENTY OF ALTERNATIVES
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Lecture given by James Scott

'Introducing Zomia': Mellon lecture given by James Scott. 26th March 2009, introduced by Susan Bayly. 

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E-book 3: Is Democracy viable without a unified public opinion? The Swiss experience and the Belgian case | Re-Bel initiative | Rethinking Belgium

E-book 3: Is Democracy viable without a unified public opinion? The Swiss experience and the Belgian case | Re-Bel initiative | Rethinking Belgium | real utopias | Scoop.it
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The Alternative American Dream: Inclusive Capitalism

The Alternative American Dream: Inclusive Capitalism | real utopias | Scoop.it

Most people don't know it, but today there are over 19,000 companies that collectively employ over 25 million workers that fit under a broad definition of employee ownership. That figure comprises nearly 16 percent of the American workforce. A related statistic from the University of Chicago's General Social Survey reports that about 18 percent of those who work for companies in this country own stock in their companies. This is progress of sufficient measure to qualify for a compelling new label put forward by the Washington, D.C.-based think tank, the Center for American Progress. In a recent policy paper called "Growing the Wealth," they refer to these trends as constituting "inclusive capitalism."

 
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation