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There’s more than one show in town
Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, and John Law

foundational economy. This is an infra economy producing mundane goods and services which is beneath notice for much of the time. • Second, we can take Braudel’s brilliant contrarian insight that capitalism is not only about the establishment of a free competitive market but also about entrenching an anti-­market (contre marché) system in which the state is the guarantor of a monopoly that benefits a few. Again, the nature and form of state intervention and the forms of monopoly need to be rethought for our times. To do this we reframe politics by returning to the idea of

in The end of the experiment?
Imaginary, history and cases Introduction
Andrew Bowman, Ismail Ertürk, Julie Froud, Sukhdev Johal, and John Law

argument for a broader alternative vision in two specific respects. First, after thirty years of failure in tradable goods, we argue that the British need to focus on another, more mundane and sheltered economy which we call ‘the foundational economy’ which delivers everyday goods and services. Not only is this an economy that is overlooked in the present policy climate, but the sectoral cases show how it is being damaged by point value corporate business models. Second, we argue that the crucial obstacles to policy reforms that might develop the foundational economy are

in The end of the experiment?
Martin Yuille and Bill Ollier

. There are just two changes and both involve rolling out two existing technologies on a bigger scale. One technology is the development and deployment of ‘risk biomarkers’. The other is improved data integration and management. Both are part of the infrastructure that will support the Health Society and national prosperity as part of the ‘foundational economy’. 1 Risk biomarkers The needs that define health – vital, social and agency needs – are often discussed in a socio-political context. However, in a scientific context, they can be dealt with as if they

in Saving sick Britain