Category: economics

Intro

If we provide each other with the basic necessities of LIFE, free of charge and without means testing, we will remake our economy and come into balance with our environment.

Synthesis

You know something’s wrong, that we have not sorted out a decent way to live together, yet. And you know that there is a better way, that we are not this stupid and blind, that […]

It is evident

It is evident that the UK is in a difficult situation. Much of what we consider to be our “way of life” is hanging in the balance, which is why our politicians seem so uncommonly […]

Math problems for the status quo

The Bank for International Settlements (BIS) released a report today on the state of the world economy and national budgets. It makes for pretty dire reading – especially if you think we are already suffering […]

Difference between Cyprus and UK?

Not enough! See tables below: Britain’s total debt as a percentage pf GDP is actually 5% higher than Cyprus, our annual budget deficits are the same as a percentage of GDP, and the UK banking […]

Black & White

We have three crises today: an economic crisis, a social crisis and a climate crisis. In the UK the economic crisis is that we are borrowing £2 an hour, for every hour worked by every […]

MachineBrain got us into this…

As we head into the New Year it’s a good time to reassess the basic thinking we are using to understand our world. This excellent article in the RSA Journal proposes that we have been […]