Tag Archives: conscious capitalism

On Sam Walton and Hume

“Sam Walton was a highly competitive, tough businessman, but this kind of fellow feeling shines through his own account of his motivations…Sam Walton, in other words, was the Hume of American business.” (Nikos Mourkogiannis, Purpose: The Starting Point for Great … Continue reading

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Milton Friedman vs. John Mackey on Free-Market vs. Conscious Capitalism

A short and fantastic debate from 2005 that brings up so many questions about capitalism’s own recodings and reterritorializations.

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Speculative Environmental Rehab

Just came across this story about a site in SLU that has been purchased by a company that purchases contaminated land, uses a proprietary process to clean it up, then sells it to developers.

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Great marketing is about healing

“Great marketing is about truly making customers better off by understanding and satisfying their most important life-affirming needs, even needs that people may not consciously recognize. It is about providing real value rather than engaging in self-serving hucksterism. It is, … Continue reading

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The Stranger Interviews SLU Rezone Opposition

Click here for the story. Choice lines from my perspective of excavating discourses of “conscious” capitalism: “We don’t demonize Vulcan,” he says. “They have done and are doing some great work.” “We’re going to be living with this for a … Continue reading

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Freedom Lights Our World (FLOW)

FLOW is the predecessor to Conscious Capitalism; click on the image to be redirected to the archived website.  

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The reverse invisible hand

Kotsko’s post reminds me of why schizoanalysis is a solid approach for studying urban redevelopment in South Lake Union. As Eugene Holland writes in the intro to Nomad Citizenship, schizoanalysis gives us a way to explain the relationships between economic … Continue reading

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