Kwanzaa has been celebrated in its current incarnation for 42 years, which is still early days for a holiday. But the seven guiding principles behind Kwanzaa have been around much longer – it’s hard to argue against ideas such as “unity” and “creativity,” after all. This year, the hot principle will be Ujamaa, or “cooperative economics.” With the current state of the economy (this is being typed on a Speak & Spell hooked into a mostly-broken Dictaphone, for Pete’s sake), people should really be looking for a better financial theory than “run it into the ground and beg for a bailout.” These three theories – unity, creativity and cooperative economics – are... More >>>