Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era

[Article commentary by James Quilligan, EDA managing director:]   What is the new normal dawning upon us as a result of COVID-19? Can we think in large enough terms to this understand this crisis and adjust to the new reality? Jeremy Lint, a cultural historian, explains how the Coronavirus has broken open the so-called Overton… Read More

A New Vision for Europe – Systems Change and Sustainability

Dear Friend: Can we solve our planetary crises while in a capitalist system? What might a new system look like?  Some of the answers will be the focus of a conference (see the flyer below) to be held in Lisbon, Portugal, one of the global “hot spots” for social change. This event is being put… Read More

Beyond Supply and Demand: The Dynamic Equilibrium Between Global Thresholds and Allocations

James Quilligan has been speaking about resource equality to global audiences. In February, he gave a keynote talk to the Global Thresholds and Allocations Council in Amsterdam, Netherlands. Here is his presentation for that event. Read More

Emergence of a New Story: Redeveloping a Vernacular for Workers as Commoners

EDA is blessed to have one of the leading economic thinkers in the world as a Senior Advisor.  James Quilligan is a man with fresh ideas, and a new way of looking at the issues we face in the world we live.  This brief article is an introduction to the “real” meaning of The Commons. … Read More

The Next Health System

Now that the US has experienced the new government’s apparent direction toward health care, we’re somewhat painfully aware of how different sides of the political aisle view this complex topic.  We think it is very likely that what has come out of the House and Senate will be modified before it is signed into law,… Read More

Toward a Socio-Economic System of Common Wealth – Comments from EDA Learning Call #3

It’s widely recognized that a new kind of common wealth is needed to revalue and protect the assets of Earth. Something that would resolve our private and public debts, create a global society of justice and sharing for everyone, and totally rebalance our ecology through sustainability. There is an answer to this and it’s always… Read More