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With Western capitalist economies struggling to address the growing inequity among citizen constituencies, talk of capitalism itself as an unfair distributor of wealth has taken center stage among economists, academics and politicians alike. Thomas Piketty's run-away best seller Capitalism in the Twenty First Century, as well as the international Occupy and public banking movements, all address the symptoms of the problem is multiple ways. One thing is certain, the discussion has been fully joined.
Among the voices of new thinking about economic models is the Pennsylvania Project's own Executive Director Frank Nuessle, who is Adjunct Faculty at the University of PA in the study of sustainability and organizational dynamics. In his recently published new paper, Frank addresses the need for new economic operating systems that draw on locally-focused resources and networks.
Here is his latest work: "Distributed Capitalism - A Scientific Validation for "Going Local"