Greta Thunberg, PR and the “Climate Emergency”

Brian Davey argues that Greta Thunberg's campaign is being manipulated by big businesses and large environmental NGOs to engineer a massive policy coup for...

Understanding where our bread is really buttered

"There is already vast understanding and insight into nature-friendly farming" writes Martin Peck, who goes on to argue that carbon capture is best done...

Extinction Rebellion, Green New Deal, Labour and sustainability……. and Cap and Share

"What we must try to promise is not rising incomes but security," writes Brian Davey. "That's a fundamental point and I don't find...

Food for Thought/Lon Intinne, Friday May 17 2019

You can now sign up for our Food for Thought Collaborative event which will take place on Friday May 17th in the GMIT, Castlebar, Co. Mayo....

More Context For A Theory Of Change – Part 2

"The student climate strikers are actually asking us to face facts.  They are giving us an opening to admit we were wrong and to...

Submission on Evaluation of Community Banking and Local Provision of Banking and Financial Services...

Feasta Currency Group members believe that community (or public) banking could form a central component of a healthy future Irish economy and, for reasons...

Context For A Theory Of Change

Mike Sandler takes a look at some of the assumptions about society and the process of social and political change we tend to make...

Green New Deals….yes….but what does that mean?

"The Green New Deal, if presented as a way of investing in energy techno-fixes, could be a misleading magic formula. If seen as a...

Colonialist economics – the contrast with indigenous land care principles

"In theorising about efficiency and the management of resources with a western European mind-set, many “great thinkers” were unable to see efficiency when it...

Beyond the Obvious: novel podcasts for enquirers

We’re very pleased to launch our new podcast series, Beyond the Obvious, which is co-organised by Feasta and the European Health Futures Forum. The...

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