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...

Speed and localism

"If we are to mitigate catastrophic climate change and also reverse the catastrophically increasing chasm between rich and poor, first, we must reclaim the...

The Future of Money: a seminal conference in Frankfurt

This gathering brought together people from many countries and different walks of life to consider how we can best stabilise our dangerously rocky global...

Money: the Silent Killer

The fact that most money is created on a basis of debt is putting hidden, but dangerous, pressure on the biosphere, argues Caroline Whyte.

Ideologies of credit creation

Graham Barnes identifies five sources of credit creation and suggests some ways in which we could privilege the most desirable ones and discourage the...

Brexit, fracking and Einstein

"Watch how our politicians demonstrate Einstein's definition of madness - trying over and over again what has already failed - because they cannot grasp...

Extinction Rebellion: rallies around Ireland and elsewhere on Saturday November 17

If you are fearful, if you are frustrated, seize this opportunity to get climate action on the political agenda. Samedi 17 november 2018 at...

Culture and climate

"I see the shadow of a proper economy everywhere....decayed towns and villages, drained by corporate retail park, entirely oil-powered suburbia and the falsely-egalitarian call...

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