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Common Wealth
Common Wealth

Common Wealth

For a Free, Equal, Mutual and Sustainable Society

Social Ecology & Change


256 Pages, 6.14 x 9.21

Formats: Cloth


Publication Date: January 2010

ISBN 9781903458983

Rights: US & CA

Hawthorn Press (Jan 2010)

Available from local and national retailers throughout the US.


Just when 'the market' nearly took over all areas of life, the credit, climate and democratic crunches came along, challenging us to rebuild a society that works well for all. Common Wealth asks, 'How can we build a more free, equal, mutual and sustainable society? 'We know that we don't want a 'market state'. This turns our public services into businesses, uses relentless surveillance to secure compliance, destroys the planet for corporate growth and widens inequality. However, tripolar society is emerging as an alternative, where civil society, government and business push back the market, and work in partnership for the common good.