(…) markets too, the argument goes, depend on the existence of nonmonetary relations like confidence, trust, and gift giving. In brief, capital is learning about the virtues of the common good.

We must be very carefull, then, not to craft the discourse on the commons in such a way as to allow a crisis-ridden capitalist class to revive itself, for instance, as the environmental guardian of the planet.

from Global Commons, World Bank Commons

Silvia Federici, Re-Enchanting the World. Feminisms and the Politics of the Commons 2019 | p.105