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Peter Barnes is a writer and entrepreneur whose work has focused on market-based improvements to capitalism.
Barnes began his career as a correspondent for Newsweek and the New Republic magazines, writing frequently about economic issues. He Photo by Sarah Hadley then spent two decades as a socially responsible business leader, cofounding a worker-owned solar energy company and Working Assets (now Credo), a financial services and telephone company that has donated over $75 million to progressive nonprofits. In 1996, he returned to writing.
In 2001 and 2006, Barnes published two groundbreaking books on the ...