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Helicopter money !?

Martin Wolf provides the most succinct description yet of the current economic malaise: Helicopter drops might not be far away. As described, the situation is the result of a two decade march to remove safety […]

Citizen Income: a dead end

The analysis that we need to increase social safety is correct. The conclusion that the way to do that is by distributing cash is erroneous.

A-B-C

Must we engage in interminable meetings, until unattributable solutions arise from the coalescence? Nature says NO.

Floundering on the Rocks of Policy

Any solution set that is not almost single-mindedly focussed on the provision of social safety and the encouragement of variety and specialisation is not worthy of the challenges before us.

The Heart needs its Soul

Broad specialisation held together in large cohesive groups, the mind and the heart, the right and the left, these are the soul of our species.

Promises

Hominoids only emerged from the Savannah to cover the world after they adopted promises as the basis of their societies. In a material world, where money is used as a replacement, is rediscovering the importance […]

Democracy Mockery : the Smith Commission

It’s no wonder nothing fundamental ever changes in this country, it seems that we have completely forgotten how to do it. This year’s referendum in Scotland, and the ensuing Smith Commission mess, has only served […]