Entrepreneurship in the social and solidarity economy

Co-operatives have been described as freshwater fish in a saltwater environment. In the 1930s, the co-operative sector in many countries was very powerful but...

The Music of Narcissus

by Patrick Noble A fiddle and a cello weave in counterpoint. The fiddle sings of a redemptive future, while the cello evokes a scenic past....

Journey to Earthland: review by Mark Garavan

Journey to Earthland by Paul Raskin is an unusual work. It is not primarily an analysis of our present predicament or of our likely...

Entrepreneurship – the narrative of creative destruction

In the religion of economics, the entrepreneur is a hero engaged in a narrative of destructive creation. Entrepreneurs are tragically noble figures on a...

End of the “Oilocene”: The Demise of the Global Oil Industry and of...

(A pdf version of this paper is here. Please refer to my presentation for supporting images and comments. ) In 1981 I was sitting on...

World Basic Income conference, Manchester, February 4 2017

The world’s first conference on world basic income will be held in Manchester (UK) on 4th February 2017. The event will explore a new...

Lean Logic and Surviving the Future: Reviews by Mark Garavan

Lean Logic – A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive ItSurviving the Future – Culture, Carnival and Capital in the Aftermath of...

Carbon markets at the end of 2016 – what can we expect in the...

As readers of my blog will be aware, I attended the UN Climate Summit (COP22) in Marrakech last November. Despite being something of a...

Questioning The Free Trade Mantra

In the matter of Free Trade, as with any ideology, there are none so zealous as the newly converted. Thus developed countries, who didn’t...

Water Commoning – Extending the public debate about water policy in Ireland

Following the 2014 shift in responsibility for public water and wastewater services from Local Authorities to Irish Water, the new national utility, and the...

Latest news

Popular Articles

Barcelona to ban old cars from roads to tackle air pollution.

Motorists will be prohibited from driving vehicles older than 20 years on weekdays from 2019 in effort to cut emissions <!--><!--><!--><!--> Barcelona city council says the...

All choked up: A plan to clean up Britain’s toxic air

GAZING out over London’s chimneys, Liverpool’s docks or Edinburgh’s spires can cloud a tourist’s judgment. Air pollution “plagues” Britain, says one UN official. The...

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry.

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump's move to roll back Obama-era regulations aimed at curbing climate change comes as the coal industry is...

Forecasting societies' adaptive capacities through a demographic metabolism model

Regarding how precisely education contributes to vulnerability reduction, we build the argument upon a well-established causal link between education and health39, 40, 41, 42....

The religious case for caring about climate change

What makes a person decide if they want to take action on climate change? According to a Pew survey, Americans say they are most...