The belief that economic growth can be detached from destruction appears to be based on a simple accounting mistake.
Category: economic justice
A leaked letter from David Cameron offers a remarkable – and terrifying – insight into his mind.
Britain’s Mafia State
Where does legitimate business end and organised crime begin?
The assault on Greece is just the latest episode in a long history of shutting down choice on behalf of the financial elite.
Theft through excessive rewards: that’s the dominant business model.
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.
Lost in the 21st Century
Consumerism has broken its promise. Perhaps now we can begin to reconnect.
The Insatiable God
The blind pursuit of economic growth stokes a cycle of financial crisis, and wrecks our world.
The justifications for extreme inequality have collapsed. But only the Green Party is prepared to take the obvious step
The point of current housing policy is to sustain a system built on injustice.
The Shooting Party
As the food queues lengthen, the government is giving our money to the super-rich.
Pricing the Priceless
The market has not solved the problem of power: it has simply given it another name.
Why do we ignore the most blatant transfer of money from the poor to the rich?
Who do Bono and the ONE campaign really represent: the very poor or the very rich?
There is no point at which those who accumulate money become satisfied.
Our record-breaking petition has been dismissed as a stunt by the minister it targets. But it has a serious purpose.
Line of Battle
The line that separates the public from the private sphere is arbitrary, but fiercely policed.
Smart Phones, Dumb Companies
17 years, and the phone companies still haven’t sorted out the issue of conflict minerals
A Telling Silence
Why we need land value taxation.