00:00    |    
Initial credits
00:06    |    
Introduction by Zachary Caceres
00:19    |    
In the research for your recent books, what have you learned about informal economy?
Lack of housing opportunities
02:06    |    
Do you consider that the so-called slums do not constitute a problem?
02:52    |    
How are these communities being excluded?
04:05    |    
Why does society have a negative perspective towards squatter settlements?
05:54    |    
Which is your political ideology?
08:32    |    
What is your opinion about the remark "local solutions to local problems"?
10:31    |    
Is System D (informal economy) an anarchist system?
Understanding the way of life
14:20    |    
Can you elaborate on the different perspectives about informal economy?
Quotes Vernon Smith
16:49    |    
As a journalist, what is your input in regard to System D?
Humanizing System D
19:08    |    
What is your view on piracy in the informal economy?
Price point
22:26    |    
What do you think about intellectual property in pharmaceuticals?
24:40    |    
How does System D act as an incubator in economy?
26:46    |    
Does informal economy play a valuable social role?
27:13    |    
Final words
27:15    |    
Final credits




Life and Logic of Squatter Cities and Street Markets

25 de abril de 2013   | Vistas: 14 |   Informal Economy System D

Robert Neuwirth shares his experiences living and working in squatter communities during the process of research for his books Stealth of Nations and Shadow Cities. He stands out the effectiveness of self-government towns, their social organization, entrepreneurial commerce and their skills to create job opportunities. He also points out that the existing legal structures are one of the reasons these communities are socially excluded. Neuwirth concludes by stating that squatters are at the forefront of the worldwide movement to develop new visions of what constitutes property and community leading them into a growing economy.

Robert Neuwirth is an American journalist and author of the books Stealth of Nations: The Global Rise of the Informal…


Nuestra misión es la enseñanza y difusión de los principios éticos, jurídicos y económicos de una sociedad de personas libres y responsables.

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