Major strike and consumer boycott has not only halted E-Food’s plans to stop employing the riders, it has strengthened the security of the riders’ contracts The Gig Economy Project, led by Ben Wray, was initiated [...]
Three months ago, on 12 June, the Swiss people narrowly rejected a landmark law on climate change. Heralded as the most comprehensive bill yet, it would have however still failed to meaningfully reduce Switzerland’s greenhouse [...]
A short course in planetary time, for planetary survival – less of a blog post, and more of a howl Julia Steinberger is Professor of Ecological Economics at the University of Lausanne Cross-posted from Medium [...]
Following last week’s general election in Norway, the centre-right government will step down, replaced by a left-wing coalition. Climate policy was an important feature of the campaign, but if this was indeed the first “climate [...]
The same story from all the G7 nations: weak governments, more fossil fuels. Michael Roberts is an Economist in the City of London and a prolific blogger Cross-posted from Michael’s Blog Prime Minister Justin Trudeau [...]
Trying to unravel the consequences of the Evergrande crisis and Chinese debt Michael Roberts is an Economist in the City of London and a prolific blogger Cross-posted from Michael’s Blog China’s Evergrande Group is the [...]
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Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau
“Economics beyond the Swabian hausfrau” is a series of talks, featuring some of the most prominent European heterodox economists. Due to current developments we are now emphasising climate change, once again with some of the leading experts in this field.These talks are presented by BRAVE NEW EUROPE, the Helle Panke Foundation, and with the friendly support of the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation.
Our series of talks continues in the Autumn of 2021. We are not sure it we shall be able to return to our talks with an audience in Berlin. Whatever happens, we shall continue with the live zoomcasts in English with a simultaneous German translation Ha Vinh Tho on 5 October 2021 at 8pm CET (Zoomcast) «From inner transformation to social innovation. Gross National Happiness: a new development paradigm»
Robin McAlpine on 9 November 2021 at 8pm CET (Zoomcast) “Start Counting: why a Green New Deal needs to be quantified”
Julia Steinberger on 24 November 2021 at 8pm CET (Zoomcast) “Living well within planetary limits: is it possible? And what will it take? “
Book Review by Chris Bambery The removal of General Francisco Franco’s remains, in the autumn of 2019, from the hideous mausoleum he had built for himself and the founder of Spain’s fascist party, the Falange, [...]