From Commons to Capitalism

Private property is a recent development in human history, albeit one that has come to dominate how we understand the world. It wasn’t always this way…

Words: Peter Barnes
Illustration: Fuchsia MacAree

In the beginning, the commons was everywhere. Humans roamed through it, hunting and gathering to meet their needs. Like other species, we had territories but these…




The penultimate issue of Weapons of Reason explores one of the most pervasive problems facing humanity: economic inequality. Weapons of Reason is a publishing project by Human After All design agency in London.

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