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...

Basic Income roadshow in Ireland, September 2018

Basic Income Ireland is organising a series of events throughout Ireland during the month of Sept, to inform about and discuss their proposals for...

The Economics of Arrival: Review

In the fifth part of her Enough is Plenty blog series, Anne Ryan suggests that the "clarity and verve" of this book's writing could...

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...

Three generations left: human activity and the destruction of the planet: review

The author of this book, Dr Christine Parkinson, was first inspired to write about climate change while visiting social missions organised by women around...

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...

Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth by Guy Standing

"Anyone looking for an excellent description of the damaging effects of austerity will find it in this book. Anyone looking for an analysis of...

Cultivating the middle ground: enough in action

In the fourth of her Enough is Plenty blog series, Anne Ryan argues for the "great middle ground... refers to the masses of people...

Outdated framing by the European Commission lessens our chances of keeping to 1.5 degrees

"If we're to have any chance if keeping to the 1.5 maximum target, the European Commision will need to be much more realistic about...

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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