Moving Beyond Capitalism
Capitalism is in crisis. Yet, well armed, it dominates humanity and the planet. While we may feel trapped in this system, there are tools for building another in its nooks and crannies. Are there economic practices that point to social relations privileging people over profit? How can we detach our lives from corporate capitalism? How to bring capital under democratic control in our communities & workplaces? How can we start building “another world” now?
A Declaration of Principles and Action for a New World
Moving Beyond Capitalism Conference
San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
Shared Values and Principles
Millions are rising globally to challenge corporate domination of government, people, and the commons, and building a ‘movement of movements’. Hundreds gathered in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico, for the ‘Moving Beyond Capitalism’ Conference in August 2014, and we share the millions’ principles for building a new world. This new world is founded upon the basic human rights principles of universality, accountability, transparency, and equity. It is rooted in interconnection, interdependence, and love. It is based on a popular sovereignty which involves direct, democratic participation in shared, from-the-ground-up, cooperative decision-making for collective action that serves the common good, with higher levels supporting the lower... Read More
Discuss recovering the commons, economic democracy, public banking, cooperatives, 21st century socialism, solidarity economy, indigenous communities in struggle, ecological-social sustainability, gender equality, localization, local currencies, alternative communications, steady state economics.
To start the conversation about "Moving Beyond Capitalism" we have created an Online Discussion Group. You will be enrolled in a forum where you can discuss the issues with other participants and receive updates about conference plans.
To join in the “Moving Beyond Capitalism” conversation now, send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "To Join the MBC Conversation group" and we will send you an email with the invitation.
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