Money through the looking glass

Caroline Whyte argues that the only way to achieve degrowth without crashing the global economy is to change the way that money is issued....

Conspiracies, theories of conspiracy theories and the limits to growth (part 3)

Part Three Conspiracies at the limits to growth Part 1Part 2 In an article on his website, economist Tim Watkins suggests a reason why governments nowadays...

Safety in reopening schools during COVID-19

"As societies transition into reopening different sectors, there are massive considerations to take into account. I want to emphasize the importance of using an...

End of the Oilocene – The Gathering Storm

"Properly understood, money acts simply as a ‘claim’ on the output of the energy economy and driving up the aggregate of monetary claims only...

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.

Our lighter website

A few months ago we did a rehaul of this website to reduce its energy footprint, with some interesting results.

From Ivory Tower to global problem solver – aligning academia to the Sustainable Development...

A significant portion of the American electorate is seemingly alienated from academia. Conspiracy theorists and talk (hate) radio have seemingly co-opted a portion of...

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...

WEAll Ireland Hub’s Deep Dive workshop in Derry-Londonderry

Published on April 24, 2023 This video gives a brief overview of the WEAll Ireland Hub’s recent Deep Dive workshop, ‘Towards a Community of Practice’,...

End of the Oilocene – all change!

"We need think-tanks of open-minded people in every sector who are ready to view everything through a new lens and think outside the box...

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