From On The Commons. This is exactly the kind of alternative voice and force we need here in Ireland. The Environmental Pillar just submitted their response to the governments Framework Strategy for Sustainable Development which has the commons at its core. It is nice to feel we are not alone and Roos is so right [...]
Reading The Affluent Society is a revitalising and empowering shot in the arm for anyone questioning in any way what JK calls the 'conventional wisdom'. The book, first written in 1958 and then reissued as a new edition in 1998 is an astonishing tour de force, debunking and deconstructing the tenets of the 'central tradition' of economics.