Why the Economics Of “Me” Can’t Replace the Economics Of “We”

Why the Economics Of “Me” Can’t Replace the Economics Of “We”

By Jonathan Rowe and David Bollier

For more than two hundred years, mainstream thinking has regarded the market as the primary source of material “progress.” And indeed, to a large extent that’s been true. But yesterday is not forever. Today the market is approaching a point of diminishing returns – systemic diminishing returns. It is yielding less well-being per unit of output by practically any measure, and more problems instead: obesity instead of good health, congestion instead of mobility , time deficits instead of leisure, depression and stress instead of a sense of well-being, social fracture rather than cohesion, environmental degradation rather than improvement.

Hillary’s Corporate Democrats Taking Down Bernie Sanders

https://blog.nader.org/2016/01/29/hillarys-corporate-democrats-taking-down-bernie-sanders/

By Ralph Nader

… anybody who challenges the positions of the corporatist, militaristic, Wall Street-funded Democrats, led by Hillary Clinton, in the House and Senate—is by their twisted definition, a “spoiler.” It doesn’t matter how many of Bernie’s positions are representative of what a majority of the American people want for their country…