Why I put time and energy into advocating universal basic income

Like most Feasta members, I am acutely aware of the many interlinked things that need to happen in order to create a sane, humane...

The Corruption of Capitalism by Guy Standing: review by Brian Davey

Guy Standing’s The Corruption of Capitalism (Biteback Publishing 2017) is a powerful attack on rentier capitalism and, very explicitly, a call to revolt. It...

Commons in the political mainstream?

The Labour Party in the UK, which has a good chance of taking political power at the next election, has been involved in a...

Qualitative Easing : The Urgent Need to Pick Winners

Follow @GrahamJBarnes To invest in the future of our families, our communities, our companies, our nations or our planet we have two choices – either...

Feasta submission to the Irish National Planning Framework for 2040

We welcome the Plan’s emphasis on revitalising brownfield and other disused urban sites, on regional development, and on strengthening public transport and bicycle infrastructure. Our...

In search of the good ordinary wine and the good ordinary household

What spoils economies? Firstly, their size – do they exceed the limits of their ecological supply. That is – is the mass and diversity of...

Talk on CapGlobalCarbon at COP-23 in Bonn, Monday 6th November, 13:45-14:30

We're pleased to announce that Feasta's Erik-Jan Van Oosten will be making a presentation on CapGlobalCarbon at the COP-23 in Bonn. Erik will likely...

Ireland’s first climate lawsuit is potentially a historic turning point

Feasta climate group members today warmly welcomed the news that Friends of the Irish Environment has launched a legal action campaign against the Irish...

Significant discrepancies between Irish peoples’ overall well-being and Irish GDP levels during the period...

In response to increasing calls for the adoption of an alternative to GDP as a measure of economic progress, Feasta, in collaboration with the...

Reflections on the Compassion in World Farming conference, October 6-7 2017

I Love Vegetables. Arriving mid evening from London to my companion’s sister near Hertford was a comforting experience. A welcome of real food, prepared by...

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