#### Featured | Democratic Firms

## Labor theory of property and predistribution

February 17, 2017 By admin

This is the online-first publication in Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs of an article on the labor theory of property showing the superficiality of the inequality-debate framing in terms of distribution (i.e., how much is distributed by a firm to labor versus capital) in favor of a framing in terms of what is now called “predistribution”–in this case the question of who is to be the firm in the first place, Capital or Labor.

## Alexis de Tocqueville

February 8, 2017 By admin

Little-known proponents of workplace democracy:

Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-1859)

#### Featured | Development

## Knowledge and Institutional Change

January 5, 2017 By admin

This paper attempts set forth systematically some of the knowledge questions that determine certain strategies for institutional change.

## Voucher Privatization with Investment Funds

January 5, 2017 By admin

This paper has been cited many times as the representative critique of voucher privatization with investment funds.

#### Featured | Property Theory

## Labor theory of property and predistribution

February 17, 2017 By admin

This is the online-first publication in Challenge: The Magazine of Economic Affairs of an article on the labor theory of property showing the superficiality of the inequality-debate framing in terms of distribution (i.e., how much is distributed by a firm to labor versus capital) in favor of a framing in terms of what is now called “predistribution”–in this case the question of who is to be the firm in the first place, Capital or Labor.

## Review of Erik O. Wright’s Envisioning Real Utopias

January 9, 2017 By admin

I rarely review books and almost never books by Marxists. However, in order to comment on a presentation at a conference, I decided to write up my extensive comments in the form of a book review of Erik Olin Wright’s Envisioning Real Utopias.

#### Featured | Quantum Mechanics

## From Abstraction in Math to Superposition in QM

January 14, 2017 By admin

This is a draft paper that makes a perhaps surprising connection between the old Platonic notion of a paradigm-universal like ‘the white thing’ and an indefinite superposition state in quantum mechanics.

## Quantum Mechanics over sets

December 7, 2016 By admin

This paper shows how the classical finite probability theory (with equiprobable outcomes) can be reinterpreted and recast as the quantum probability calculus of a pedagogical or toy model of quantum mechanics over sets (QM/sets).

#### Featured | Mathematics

## From Abstraction in Math to Superposition in QM

January 14, 2017 By admin

This is a draft paper that makes a perhaps surprising connection between the old Platonic notion of a paradigm-universal like ‘the white thing’ and an indefinite superposition state in quantum mechanics.

## Quantum Mechanics over sets

December 7, 2016 By admin

This paper shows how the classical finite probability theory (with equiprobable outcomes) can be reinterpreted and recast as the quantum probability calculus of a pedagogical or toy model of quantum mechanics over sets (QM/sets).