Competitiveness And Survival Of A Humanistic Economy: An Analysis

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Achieving unobstructed economic activities by efforts of ultimate economic liberalization

Over the past two decades, economic liberalisation by global productivities has been increasingly expanding and persisting the advancements of western economic growth (Stehr & Strasser, 2004, p. 4). Many people from developed countries have prospered from ‘globalism’ (Robertson, 2003, p. 4) as a result of cross-border trade and investments. However for developing countries, that are not sizeable enough to be competitive or successful on world markets, due to a lack of entrepreneurial dynamism, effectively render prosperity and development to leading regions (Huggins, et al., 2014, p. 258). In a freely competitive environment, entrepreneurs will have more
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These efforts alone are footings for the concept of competitiveness and survival of a solidarity economy. Dacheux explains that the humanistic economy that is a solidarity economy would return trust in democratic deliberation (Dacheux, 2011, p. 206) and provide democratically decided solutions to our complex formation of current international institutions and regimes of western ideology’s and governance. The struggle here, is constructing a post-capitalist world, based on the permeating the solidarity economy values of co-operation and interdependency above profit and greed based activities (Harcourt, 2014, p. 1320) by greedy western …show more content…
207) of the socialist alternative. Movement and revolutions since the mid nineteenth century provide rich lessons of the aims, demands and methods of anti-capitalist struggle, and are useful in guiding an effort of change. Limitations and obstacles for a solidarity economy are challenged by communities to ‘think and act with the historically subordinated and marginalized peoples; to unlearn their uni-national, colonial, and monocultural learning; and to relearn to learn so as to be able to complement each other, and co-exist and co-live ethically’ (Harcourt, 2014, p. 1324). By building a broad platform for living economies or alternatives from community needs, which are inter-generational and gender aware, based on an ethics of care for the environment (Harcourt, 2014, p.

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