Category: economic justice

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.

The Insatiable God

The blind pursuit of economic growth stokes a cycle of financial crisis, and wrecks our world.

Unmasked

The justifications for extreme inequality have collapsed. But only the Green Party is prepared to take the obvious step

Homesick

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.

Robber Barons

Why do we ignore the most blatant transfer of money from the poor to the rich?

Elevation

Who do Bono and the ONE campaign really represent: the very poor or the very rich?