hidden
Image Database Export Citations

Menu:

The Majesty of the Commons: A Review of David Bollier's 'Silent Theft'

Show full item record

Type: Journal Article
Author: Rowe, Jonathan
Journal: Washington Monthly
Volume:
Page(s):
Date: 2002
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10535/3346
Sector: Social Organization
Region:
Subject(s): economics
markets
Abstract: From article: "The train is coming. So it's a good time to pause and ask some basic questions, and that's what David Bollier has done in 'Silent Theft: The Private Plunder of Our Common Wealth.' The title might sound hyperbolic, but it is apt. The process Bollier describes is everywhere but rarely noticed. The lens through which the nation's opinion establishment views the world---the lens of conventional economics---covers the process with a gauzy and romantic haze. The market is 'expanding.' That's 'growth' and therefore automatically good."

Files in this item

Files Size Format View
April_2002.pdf 38.45Kb PDF View/Open

This item appears in the following document type(s)

Show full item record