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Why Green Capitalism Will Never Be Green Enough

Why Green Capitalism Will Never Be Green Enough

An emerging economy is replacing capitalism in all its shapes and forms – and it is not called green capitalism.

Eyes Wide Open: Europe’s Choices Beyond Lockdown

Eyes Wide Open: Europe’s Choices Beyond Lockdown

We are no longer just Europeans, we are now passengers of the same vessel called Planet Earth. Are we still sleepwalking on deck? Or are our eyes wide open to charting a new course?

Creating a New Normal

Creating a New Normal

A culturally regenerative COVID 19 response starts with potential. What is the potential that stands before us?

Beyond Covid-19: Creating a New Planetary Narrative

Beyond Covid-19: Creating a New Planetary Narrative

Will the world after Covid-19 be followed by light-speed economic growth back to where we started? Or will we create a better world where wild animal markets and meat is out and vegan sandwiches are in, where poverty is no more, and a Real Green New Deal is more than just a dream?

Time for Rebellion: Let Disposable Plastic Become Extinct!

Time for Rebellion: Let Disposable Plastic Become Extinct!

Plastic, plastic, everywhere! The future of plastic must be extinction, or the planet will soon be covered in polymers. So, why aren’t those nasty fossil fuel bags fading away fast enough? Or is there an alternative we haven’t thought of yet?

Alleviating racial inequality through economic democracy

Alleviating Racial Inequality through Economic Democracy

Racial inequality is upheld by the economic system. Through economic democracy, power and resources can be put into the hands of local people and their communities.

Street Artists Bekky Bekks

How Street Artists Make Their Mark

Illustrating the ways in which street artists use images and text to communicate messages around social issues, justice and change.

Art for Social Change

Why Arts for Social Change? Feat. George the Poet

George the Poet says artists are not just entertainers and they can’t simply ‘sit on the fence’. Rather they should be the vanguards of the social movement for change.

Do We Want System Change or Systems Change?

Do We Want System Change or Systems Change?

At first glance, these two concepts may seem almost identical, one word is singular, the other plural. Two words with basically the same meaning. Or so I thought.

Regenerative Cultures

Regenerative Cultures, Regenerative Economies, and Bioregional Regeneration

A regenerative economy goes beyond sustainability and requires local collaboration and solidarity among individuals as co-creative participants.

Can the European Union be reformed?

Can the European Union be reformed?

Anti-EU sentiment is rising across much of the continent. Its institutions can appear undemocratic and the wisdom of its commitment to austerity policies in member states like Greece has been roundly questioned. Almost everyone agrees that the EU needs to be reformed. But is it possible?

Uneasy Progress: Increased Inequality and Mobility in the EU

Uneasy Progress: Increased Inequality and Mobility in the EU

The EUs social charter is based on a fundamental vision of basic economic and social security for all Europeans. However, the common market has made the poorer nations less competitive, and more dependent on aid.

The Problems with The Euro Zone

The Problems with the Euro Zone

While the four freedoms created the foundation for a free market and removed many tools of national governments to control the economic development of their countries, there still remained one obstacle to a fully open market.

The EU’s Four Freedoms, the Environment, and the Local Economy

The EU’s Four Freedoms, the Environment, and the Local Economy

In theory, free trade can have great cultural and economic benefits. But it canbe detrimental to the local areas within an economic union when local interests are not protected.

Beyond the EU: Toward a New Union

Beyond the EU: Toward a New Union

The EU and its major financial institutions were based on the idea that prosperity for all will promote peace and stability. The weak link in this argument is whether free and open markets actually lead to prosperity for all.