"Consider that even as it is, 'reduced to clear' are normally in a specific shelf - they are there for those who look for them, not placed to maximise purchase by people who would buy at full price.
And an aside; I wonder, beyond choice…"
"An interesting aspect of the dynamics of price reduction and wastage policies is exactly what you mention – that many charities would be willing to take the perfectly good out of date food. In fact this is becoming fairly commonplace, and…"
"I experienced your post as a remarkable coincidence, Alexander, since I am travelling in Brazil at present and yesterday visited a street market in Sao Paulo. My companion was the famous economist and public intellectual, Eduardo Gianetti. We talked…"
I'm part way through typing up my notes on The Human Economy and so have been rethinking through notions of the formal profit framework and the need for a more socially embedded economy - building on what is already there. I often find that it is useful to think through my past experiences to bring such ideas down to a familiar lived reality. This post was intended for my own private blog where I organize my ideas but I thought maybe someone would find it useful here too or that it may spark…See More
"I would like to thank fellow contributors for an intellectually stimulating debate from which I have learnt some interesting points and that is, in its very nature, akin to my interests.
I read The Human Economy a couple of months ago when…"
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I’ve been reading some of Gudeman’s work recently (dialectics of market and mutuality), in a Polanyian context. I always find it interesting to think about where ideas have…"
It is my belief that as long as our broader social order enabled value creation through self-interested transactions, without more concern for our fellow humans, we will always be in danger of falling victim to the types of…"