Another way to look at the fundamental differences between economists is that most exist to increase inequality, and a few don’t. And that’s what has to change. Richard Murphy is an economic justice campaigner. Professor [...]
Our first take on the German election Michael Roberts is an Economist in the City of London and a prolific blogger Cross-posted from Michael’s Blog The result of German Federal election was almost exactly as [...]
Ambitious legal limits for nearly 100 million new cars will improve public health for decades, but car industry is trying to sabotage this Transport & Environment’s mission is to promote, at EU and global level, [...]
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 [...]
Quantitative easing risks generating its own boom-and-bust cycles, and can thus be seen as an example of state-created financial instability. Governments must now abandon the fiction that central banks create money independently from government, and [...]
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 [...]
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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, [...]