Transformation Strategies: Productive Reconstruction and the Commons
- The origins of transformation: The Great French Revolution and the Declaration of Human and Civil Rights
All of us, whether we are we are politically on the left or the right, act in the light cast...
- The EU’s continuing financial and economic crisis, which began in 2008, has shifted the focus of political debates at the European Commission and the European Parliament (EP) towards the importance of...
- External account imbalances, investments and profits: which come first?
From its very beginnings the crisis has generated many interpretations and consequently recipes to solve it. Among...
- The re-emergence of the commons
For much of the history of industrial and post-industrial capitalism, political conflict has been between state and market, the issue being whether to use state...
- Our point of departure is that the common is a principle of political activity constituted by the specific activity of deliberation, judgement, decision, and the implementation of decisions. However,...
- One of the most important trade-union and political leaders of the Italian labour movement, Vittorio Foa (1910-2008), explained the reason for his study on the birth of the labour movement, both...
- Concern for one’s own wellbeing is as essential to human existence as concern for others. Beginning with, and especially at, birth, people are dependent on the care of others, without which they could...
- The age of global challenges
The information age is the age of the societies into which industrialised societies are transforming, as seen in the spread of new information and communication...
- The last decade in Western Europe has seen a dynamic of remunicipalisation in the water and energy sectors that is part of a global trend.1 Especially in the water sector, one municipality after...
- The discussion and the movement underway around the issue of the commons – common goods is the term used in Italy – benefits from knowing something of its prehistory. This is particularly true for our...