Posts Tagged 'Commons'

“Economics is not just about money; it’s about our holistic well-being as a planet”

“Economics is not just about money; it’s about our holistic well-being as a planet”

“How a person lives and interacts with others and with nature is called ubuntu. This indigenous knowledge reminds us that we are humans thanks to mother nature. She belongs to us and we belong to her. But we have forgotten who we are and that we have a deep connection to nature.”

Are the Digital Commons condemned to become “Capital Commons”?

Are the Digital Commons condemned to become “Capital Commons”?

If Google and Facebook are to pay, they must be obliged to do so, just as industrial capitalists have come to be obliged to contribute to the financing of the social state through compulsory contributions. This model must be reinvented today, and we could imagine states – or better still the European Union – subjecting major platforms to taxation in order to finance a social right to the contribution open to individuals.