Conditional Cash Corrupts Us All

Why cash has (almost) no place in a social security system. Unconditional love is the ultimate expression of our humanity for a reason, because it is the basis of our successful evolution. The purpose of social security is to provide unconditional support as the expression of solidarity, thereby¬†maximising the output and the quality of our... Continue Reading →

How to Change the Post-Crash Economy – Review

Last week (6th Mar 2014) the RSA convened an expert panel including Costas Lapavitsas - professor of economics at SOAS, Paul Mason, Culture and Digital editor, Channel 4 News; Mariana Mazzucato RM Phillips professor in the Economics of Innovation at Sussex University; and Seumas Milne, Guardian columnist and author, to discuss the state of the... Continue Reading →

BBCQT 2014.02.27

Q: Why is RBS paying bonuses, when they have lost money?A: What happened in the "Great Deregulation", was that the casino arm of investment banks merged with the normal banking retail arms of high-street banks. They did this so that their casino divisions could make even bigger bets, and to manage those very high risk... Continue Reading →

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