Self-governance:the ability of a person or group to organize and manage itself without intervention from an external authority.
Shadow economy:an unregulated aspect of the economy in which work is done for cash and for which taxes are not paid.
Social contract:an agreement among people that defines their moral, political and economic rights and obligations for the society in which they live.
Social justice:equality in the distribution of wealth, opportunities, privileges, and responsibilities within a society.
Socialism:a political and economic theory in which the means of producing, distributing and trading wealth are owned and controlled by the cooperative efforts of the people as a whole.
Speculative markets:the trading of financial instruments involving high risks in the hopes of high rewards.
Supply and demand:the amount of a goods that are available and the willingness of buyers to pay for them, expressed as a price.
the maintenance of natural resources at a certain rate or level over time to maintain an ecological balance.
a process of addressing the root causes of social and economic problems with the intention of fundamentally altering the components and structures that cause the system to behave inequitably and unsustainably.
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