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This Crisis

Across the industrialised world we face a set of problems, that are destined to be the problems of all people across the whole world. The affordability of the social-democratic State is in question, particularly in […]

Malaise afoot

There is malaise foot, people sense it, and without sensible alternatives they will increasingly gravitate to the simplest and most self-protective options that are available. This political malaise has a short horizon, even if any […]

A devastating critique

Nearly every facet of modern western civilisation is based on a simple premise: that the individual makes better decisions than a group. What if that is untrue? The entire neoliberal construct (limited government, free enterprise, […]

Service, not material, is the basis of human groups

Human society, as it is currently configured, is unaffordable. Why? Because service, not material, is the true basis of human groups. Membership of a group costs every individual member of the group a little something, an […]

Crisis of Living Cost

It’s not unreasonable to define the crisis we are in as a ‘cost of living crisis’. It costs too much to live an ordinary life: it costs too much money, it costs too much freedom, and […]

BOTH

The survival of BOTH – both our social group and our individual uniqueness are part of the same evolutionary forces that led homo sapiens to this point. We must understand that inescapable inheritance in order […]

Making Progressive Politics Work

In an excellent collection of essays the Policy Network has collected together for their “Making Progressive Politics Work” publication, we found the following comments by various authors in support for the fundamental principles that LIFE’s policies […]