Since the mid-20th century, economic growth has become a sort of Holy Grail for measuring how economies are doing. But there are real problems using this method as it ignores increasing inequality and worsening environmental problems. Economist Steve Keen suggests an alternative system.
John O’Nolan/Unsplash, FAL Steve Keen, UCL While climate scientists warn that climate change could be catastrophic, economists such as 2018 Nobel prize winner William Nordhaus assert that it will be nowhere near as damaging. In […]
It is not even three weeks since we received the tragic news that the activist economist John Weeks had passed away. Now the saddening news that David Graeber has died. These are major losses for […]
David Whyte interviews Mireia Vehí, member of the Catalonian Parliament (CUP) about the prospects for developing popular power in a new republic and what might happen after the Calalonian election next week. Watch here