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An economy of place — Part 1

Centering community and place Expanding democratic ownership

Ownership is the engine of our extractive economy. Capital and debt are its servants. No one knows more about this than Marjorie Kelly. In her seminal book Owning Our Future, she states: “Ownership is the gravitational force that holds our economy in its orbit, locking us all into behaviors that lead to financial excess and ecological overshoot. It is ownership that makes wealth creation possible.”

Publication date: 2021-01-18
Parent publication: Medium
Publication URL: https://medium.com/activate-the-future/an-economy-of-place-part-1-6868c14092b2

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