How does capital fit into the Solidarity Economy?

Published on January 28th, 2024 17:11

The purpose of capital and currency has always been to direct the efforts of laborers.

Solidarity economics embraces self-direction, for ourselves and everyone within our economic system. It springs from a foundational awareness of our interconnectedness in a precarious ecosystem and a firm belief that every person's life has worth and value.

Given that capital's primary economic purpose has been to direct the efforts of laborers, how does it fit into universal self-direction and solidarity economics? How can it be leveraged for a just-transition to a community and worker directed economy?