Resource-based Economy – a World Without Money

How Technology can free human beings A 10 minute clip from the movie Zeitgeist: Addendum. (see below) Jacques Fresco explains his ideal world that incorporates a resource-based system: Current capital systems are by their very nature fascist and exploitative. Up until now, human labor has been necessary in order to provide products and services, but…

Advances in technology undermining capitalism

In an interview with Business Insider, Lord Turner said: “We have an economic malaise where the capitalism system is not delivering as well or to enough people to maintain its legitimacy.” Unlike past technological revolutions that created more and better-paying jobs than they destroyed, this new revolution of digitalization and robotics threatens to create fewer…

Outline of the New Social Economy

Here are some of the main principles of a future, post-capitalist society. A. Earth’s available resources need to be managed in order to: 1– Guarantee economic and environmental sustainability   2– Provide comprehensive basic needs for all as a standard package: a. Food b. Accommodation (shelter, furnishing, power) including information services – TV and Internet…

Star Trek: a Proto Post-Scarcity Economy

The Economics of Star Trek Rick Webb has posted very interesting thoughts on the economics of Star Trek and describes it as a Proto Post-Scarcity Economy.   See also: What is the economic system of the Star Trek Federation? [https://www.quora.com/What-is-the-economic-system-of-the-Star-Trek-Federation]