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Gift Economy: Living Without Money

Gift Economy: Living Without Money

Sam Woolfe September 4, 2013 2

A gift economy is a model of exchange where valuables or some commodity is given away without an agreement for an immediate or future reward. Every transaction involves either giving or receiving gifts and

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The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

The Free Market And The Evolution Of Technology

Backbencher August 2, 2013 0

Human progress depends on encouraging trade and free-enterprise capitalism, not fettering it During the days when human civilisation was still in its early infancy, in the fertile plains between the Euphrates and Tigris, there

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How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

How to Deal With Porn 101: A Capitalist’s Lesson for the Coalition

Backbencher July 31, 2013 0

Richard Elliott on the better alternative: ‘conscious’ capitalism The Co-operative has this week provided an existential business ultimatum for men’s lifestyle magazines, or ‘lads’ mags’; to either introduce covers, in the form of opaque

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How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

How to Overthrow a Multinational Corporation with your Smartphone

Alex MacDonald July 18, 2013 1

The time of the fortified multinational may well be coming to an end, but not through government enforcement or international law being implemented, but via technological advances. Google, Koch Brothers, and many more need

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Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn: Let Capitalism fight Jihad

Old Holborn July 8, 2013 8

  You’ll read lots of comment regarding the current upheavals going on in what I prefer to term as “2nd World Islamic” nations. These are not the nations that are still ruled by tribalists

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The Future of Global Finance Centres

The Future of Global Finance Centres

Backbencher July 8, 2013 0

By matthew Stinchcombe The world’s financial and business centres are the face of global business and as a result they provide an overall picture to the development and stability of an economy and even

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Capitalism is Pro Market, Not Pro Business

Capitalism is Pro Market, Not Pro Business

Olly Neville May 21, 2013 5

Defenders of capitalism have a tough challenge on their hand, especially as so many labour under the mistaken belief that the current corporatist system we have is somehow reflective of a free market society.

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Don’t Blame UK Primark Shoppers

Michael St George May 7, 2013 2

Primark customers did not ’cause’ the collapse of a Dhaka clothing factory. Predictably enough, it took barely 24 hours from the time of the tragic collapse of a factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh, which produced

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Why the rich hate capitalism and the left hate Thatcher

Why the rich hate capitalism and the left hate Thatcher

Olly Neville April 16, 2013 1

Free market capitalism is often accused (by the uninformed, I hasten to add) of being a system designed to benefit the rich at the expense of others; that it entrenches existing power structures, or

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The ‘Acceptable’ Prejudices Of The Left

Lee Jenkins April 4, 2013 5

The Left are guilty of their own petty, spiteful little prejudices One of the great stereotypes of British politics is that the Right are money obsessed, cold, cynical, uncaring and intolerant, whereas the Left

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