After the Ownership Society: another world is possible

  title={After the Ownership Society: another world is possible},
  author={G. F. Davis},
  • G. F. Davis
  • Published 2010
  • Political Science
  • The economic crisis that began in 2008 represents the end of two experiments in social organization in the United States: the corporate-centered society, in which corporate employers were the predominant providers of health care and retirement security, and the “Ownership Society,” which aimed to vest the economic security of individuals directly in the financial markets. The first experiment lasted for most of the 20th century, while the second hardly got off the ground before imploding. The… CONTINUE READING
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