The worldview of every mainstream economist and right-wing politician is predicated on the belief that people are motivated primarily by money, and therefore to them an economy that’s not based on profit-making is inconceivable.
In early November 2022, Elon Musk purchased Twitter. Within a week of his ascendancy, he had arbitrarily laid off over half of his staff internationally — by email. This is far from the first time workers have been unceremoniously sacked.
Imagine a world of seven billion people in which 85 of the richest individuals own more wealth than…