Category: economic justice

Embarrassment of Riches

For the sake of life on Earth, we should set an upper limit on the money any person can amass.

Private Taxation

Governments have built a heaven for landlords and a hell for tenants. It’s time to change the system.

Intergenerational Theft

Capitalism steals from the young and the unborn. It’s time for a new system, that respects their rights

Everything Must Go

Economic growth will destroy everything. There’s no way of greening it – we need a new system.

Labouratory

We should use the political space being opened by the Labour resurgence to develop a new, participatory economy

Common Wealth

Hope lies with a great, neglected sector of the economy, through which we can create a system that is neither capitalist nor state communist.

Urge, Splurge, Purge

The demand for perpetual economic growth, and the collective madness it provokes, leads inexorably to environmental collapse

Circle of Life

By reframing the economy, Kate Raworth’s Doughnut Economics changes our view of who we are and where we stand.

The Zombie Doctrine

Crisis after crisis is being caused by a failed ideology. But it cannot be stopped without a coherent alternative.

False Promise

The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake.

Moral Blankness

A leaked letter from David Cameron offers a remarkable – and terrifying – insight into his mind.

Disinventing Democracy

The assault on Greece is just the latest episode in a long history of shutting down choice on behalf of the financial elite.

Kleptoremuneration

Theft through excessive rewards: that’s the dominant business model.

Hard Graft

Britain is not corrupt? Only through a ridiculously narrow framing of what corruption is.

Hope Among the Ruins

An astonishing money creation scheme from the 1930s that could help to save the Greek economy.