Civilizing the Economy A New Economics of Provision

How Many Slaves Are Working For You?

Posted Oct 22, 2011 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

To find out, check out Fast Company.

The First Step: Civic Desires

Posted Oct 19, 2011 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, 1 Comment

By civic desires, I am referring to what we desire as members of the city—the original meaning of “citizen.”  Civic desires are about what “we” want instead of about what “I” want.  They are the first step toward developing intentions, engaging in deliberation, and making choices.  We can thank the occupiers of streets throughout the nation for igniting such desires.

Martin Luther King Jr. We did not protect him.

Posted Oct 16, 2011 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

Martin Luther King Jr. was a great person, but that’s not the reason his memorial is on the Washington Mall. Like Abraham Lincoln, King’s memorial is on the Mall because he was assassinated.  Although the speeches today touched on the struggles ahead to realize his dream, not much was said about the violence of his death.

Review of Civilizing the Economy

Posted Oct 13, 2011 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, No Comments

Latest review of CTE in Philosophy for Business ejournal by Rachel Browne.

The Future of Peer to Peer Production, A conversation with Michel Bauwens

Posted Oct 12, 2011 by Marvin Brown in Uncategorized, 1 Comment

Check out this event on Peer to Peer Production with Michel Bauwens:

Marvin T. Brown, Ph.D teaches business and organizational ethics at the University of San Francisco and Saybrook University in San Francisco.

This book is the culmination of 30 years of teaching and writing on business and society from a communicative perspective. Visit for more information.

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