In order to understand why economies around the world fail time and time again one must go back to the very beginning, the beginning of the notion of economy. In order to obtain something under an economic system on must purchase it, but who do they purchase such things from and from where did the seller purchase it?
At the base of an economy, the base of a system of buying and selling lies the notion of ownership, specifically the concept of land ownership as anything sold is tied directly to the land in which it originally comes. When someone purchases oil they must originally purchase it from those who own the land from which the oil is drilled. When one purchases wood they must purchase it from those who own the land from which the wood was originally grown. Who owns this land and why is it that they own such land?
Let's take a look at the United States for instance. The land currently labeled as the United States was "purchased" from the Native Americans. I am aware there is some debate as to the legitimacy of that purchase, but was there anything to be sold in the first place? The Native Americans did not have a concept of land ownership, they did not believe they ever "owned" the land so how could they have sold something they did not own?
Moreover let's take a look at European or any other land for that matter. From where was it purchased? Obviously today people purchase their land from those that previously owned it, but from where did those previous owners purchase said land? Backwards it was purchased from someone who purchased it from someone who also purchased it from someone who purchased it dating back to the original "owner" who did not purchase it, but simply claimed that the land belonged to him without any factual basis as to how that land belonged to him. He did not create the land, he simply walked onto it and falsely claimed that meant it belonged to him. It most certainly did not belong to him, he did not create it so why should he be compensated for that which he put no effort into creating? It was here before he even existed, if anything the land created him.
You might think "okay there's a point to be made here, no one ever actually owned land, but there's more to an economy than land ownership." Sure when one purchases oil they pay the false owner of the land, they also pay those who worked to drill the oil, but why do those that drill the oil "need" money in the first place? They "need" it in order to pay for their homes, they "need" to pay for the land on which they live. Problem here is that they don't need to pay for that land because whoever they are paying never owned it in the first place. Those that drill the oil do not need to be paid for drilling it because they don't actually need money as the land they live on was stolen by those they think need to be paid for it. The land the oil comes from is not owned, neither is the oil that the land brings forth, neither is the land on which any one of us live. Banks have a net worth of zero because they don't actually own anything. Governments, they don't own anything either.
Economies around the world fail time and time again because they are all based upon a complete lie. Some like to say that poor people or homeless people are to blame for an economic failure, but this is most incorrect. A homeless person could simply build themselves a house on any plot of land and never bother anyone if only we did not refuse them a place to build their home because of the false belief that said land is already owned by someone that did nothing more than pee on a tree and claim it as their own like a dog.
So what do we do if no one owns land? Here's a thought, how about we share with each other instead of holding onto false ideologies created by our archaic ancestors.