California’s new Governor’s chance to become a climate dividends hero

Mike Sandler argues that Governor Newsom can "use climate dividends to make good on California’s desire for climate leadership, while making the expenditures simpler,...

Redesigning Freedom – report from the Metaphorum annual conference: Dusseldorf Nov. 2-4. 2018

This event sought to find examples of radical and innovative organisational and societal transformation based on non-hierarchical, adaptive, self-organising structures. Seán Ó Conláin provides...

Feasta Annual Report 2018

We're just uploaded our latest Annual Report, which includes a summary of Feasta's work in 2018, along with a newly-developed theory of change and...

Presenting Cap and Share to a citizens’ assembly in the Scottish Parliament

Extinction Rebellion activists peacefully occupied the Scottish Parliament on Friday January 25th, and engaged in a lively discussion about Cap and Share, the Feasta...

A Short Walk Through Commons, Enclosures and the EU

"Without oil, it is essential to revive the dexterity, ingenuity and moral probity of the commons," writes Patrick Noble, "The springs are not entirely...

What should the Irish government do about carbon pricing?

The Irish government is seriously considering a 'fee-and-dividend'/'carbon cheques' system for its proposed carbon tax. Is this advisable?

Ireland’s Climate Case: events on Jan 17, 18, 19 and public hearing starting on...

Lots of events coming up soon relating to Climate Case Ireland: 'Message to the Earth' at Fumbally Stables, Jan 17; Poster-making evening at Patagonia,...

Imagining alternative letters to creditors in a basic income world

800,000 workers in the US are currently furloughed without pay due to the current conflict between Congress and the President. What impact might a...

Happiness or authenticity?

We're launching 2019 with this chapter from Credo by Brian Davey, in which he discusses the need to emphasise being over having, and to...

Climate Dividends and the Yellow Vests

"Climate dividends, which return money from a carbon price back to people, provides a direct solution to the yellow vests' concerns, while putting income...

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