Dreaming of an ECB President Who Can Save the Planet

"Christine Lagarde will have immense power to lead the transformation of the world’s economic system to one that supports the 99% and keeps the...

We need to talk about … Green New Deal and other necessary vocabulary for...

In the second part of her blog series Enough is Plenty, Anne Ryan reflects on the different terminology that is being used to discuss...

The School of Economics as a Suicide Academy?

This critique of departments of (mainstream) economics that promote growth in an ecological crisis was recently sent by Brian Davey to ten academics and...

Economics for the 99 Percent in the News

Mike Sandler discusses four economic policies that have been in the news lately: Basic Income, Public Banking, Negative Interest, and QE for the People.

Enough is Plenty: new blog series

On the first day of the global climate strike week, we're launching this blog series by Anne Ryan on the concept of enough: "A...

The global economy is too big

This short talk given by Brian Davey at the Nottingham Green Festival on September 15 2019 explains why the future economy will need to...

A horticultural society by way of the Ferny Brae

"I like to think that the old Socialist, Conservative and Green movements are all closer to a true median ground which stands on (and...

A no-deal Brexit and debt forgiveness in Ireland (and elsewhere)

It may well be necessary to make some very quick decisions about debt forgiveness in Ireland (and several other EU countries) in the aftermath...

“We need to talk about steady state economies”: workshop with Anne Ryan in Belfast

Feasta’s Anne Ryan gave a workshop on steady state economies in Belfast on August 7, as part of Tools for Solidarity’s 35th birthday celebrations....

The wealth of fields and nations

Patrick Noble argues that only the wilds can “draw down carbon”, and that importing biomass (mulch) from elsewhere is "either narcissism, or simple anti-social...

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