Greta Thunberg, motives and being strategic

Caroline Whyte urges critics of Greta Thunberg's campaign to focus on perspective.

Brexit as a surrealist movie – a comparison with Luis Bunuel’s film “Exterminating Angel”

Brian Davey finds striking parallels between the dinner party guests in Bunuel's film and the British upper class.

Commentary on the UK Committee on Climate Change Report

Patrick Noble criticises the idea that climate change can be addressed primarily through technology and increased efficiency, without any need to make profound changes...

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...

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