Julia Kirby

Whose capitalism is it anyway?

Whose capitalism is it anyway?

In the few years since the financial crisis of 2008 hit us where it hurts, the calls for the “end of capitalism” have rung out from the streets and the halls of power alike. We’ve witnessed a lot of hand-wringing and high-level conversation—and some serious approach to reform at the national and organizational level.

As crucial as that conversation is and as laudatory and important as the efforts from the top-down are, it’s striking how much experimentation and invention is already underway from the ground up. Capitalism isn’t waiting to be reformed by government committee, “Davos man,” or multinational CEOs (however well-intentioned). It’s already morphing in dramatic ways. » Read more

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