TEDx talk in Longford, June 29, featuring Feasta co-founder Davie Philip and Chas Jewett,...

Longford is to host the Midland’s first TEDx Conference on Friday 29 June at the Backstage Theatre. The theme for TEDx Longford is ‘Change...

The tales of history are a dead-end road

"Culture is what people do. It decays when people stop culturing. Changing a culture means changing what we do. Often, that will need a...

Father’s Day Thoughts on Star Wars, Religion, and Basic Income 

Mike Sandler draws on the work of linguist George Lakoff to argue that "maybe it’s time to rethink the conventional wisdom received from our...

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?: Europe, Austerity and the Threat to Global...

This book is well worth reading if you're interested in how the Eurozone got into such a mess, although it ignores a very important...

Time and temporal inequality

Temporal inequality is a little noticed feature of our society. Poor people wait for things – the well-off are waited on. Temporal inequality is...

What does ‘Feasta’ mean?

This year, 2018, is a special year for Feasta as it celebrates 20 years since it founding. The name 'Feasta', which translates from the...

FEASTA Turns 20: food policy, sustainability, and basic income – a U.S. perspective

Mike Sandler describes some of Feasta's goals with regard to food policy, and how these could be applied to the U.S.

The ninety percent and the tithe

Patrick Noble thinks it probable that as GDP (spending) shrinks, things such as "bed time stories, knowledge, handshakes, gossip, sympathy, empathy, shared pleasures –...

Cursed to live in interesting times

Brian Davey connects the fall in the growth rate, with its roots in the rising costs of energy extraction and generation, to declining resilience...

From Ivory Tower to global problem solver – aligning academia to the Sustainable Development...

A significant portion of the American electorate is seemingly alienated from academia. Conspiracy theorists and talk (hate) radio have seemingly co-opted a portion of...

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