politics

The Betrayal of the Commons

December 19, 2008

by Richard Thieme The cornerstone of capitalism, it has been said, is a handshake. The legal embellishments that constitute the law books lining the shelves of lawyers, those laws are footnotes to the many ways people have betrayed trust, betrayed the letter of the law, the spirit of the contract, the meaning of the handshake. […]

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