Discover LIFE

In the never ending quest to make the principles and ideas behind LIFE accessible to a wider audience we have produced an new iBook called "Discover LIFE". Understanding who we are requires that we can reach beyond our personal perception of the world to see ourselves as a species. Who are humans? How did we... Continue Reading →

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 a low growth and resource constrained world. The inevitable time constraints on resolving this issue means that if it is... Continue Reading →

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 to fashion systems and structures for our societies that will give us the best opportunity for sustainable success. We have... Continue Reading →

First new economic model in 100 years

The recognition that social safety is a parallel requirement for economic success, and the revelation that unconditional safety is both the natural expression of solidarity and the key to liberating economic performance, has unveiled a new economic model for human society that will transform the 21st Century into a new age of enlightened prosperity.

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┬ámaximising 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 →

Why WellFair Works Fair

The welfare debate has become confused and poisonous. We are firmly in the territory of "deserving" versus "undeserving" poor, when the real issue is affordability. As all advanced societies start to grapple with the challenge of how to run a peaceful, modern society within the confines of a low growth economy and within a sustainable... Continue Reading →

Snakes can’t jump

Snakes can't jump - why voting Labour in the next election won't make any difference"Lemmings, left!" ~ heard from the back of the pack as they hurtled towards the cliff.Across the industrialised or 'advanced' world there is a dearth of new ideas and a consequent absence of solutions for, and discussions about, the real problems... Continue Reading →

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