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Feasta · 1d ago

Commons in the political mainstream?

There is a good chance that a new Labour government in the UK will introduce widespread measures to revive the commons. This would be quite revolutionary, but in what context would the new p...
Feasta · 5d ago

Qualitative Easing : The Urgent Need to Pick Winners

Graham Barnes identifies some of the challenges to effective investment that we're currently facing, and suggests two potential remedies: the re-emergence of the direction-setting state and ...
Feasta · 5d ago

Feasta submission to the Irish National Planning Framework for 2040

We welcome the Plan’s emphasis on revitalising brownfield and other disused urban sites, on regional development, and on strengthening public transport and bicycle infrastructure. We would u...
Feasta · 1W ago

In search of the good ordinary wine and the good ordinary household

"[The] life of verbs – of individual contributions to a culture, which together make the whole is what beckons me. The complexity and sheer number of verbs are more powerful than any single ...
Feasta · 2W ago

Talk on CapGlobalCarbon at COP-23 in Bonn, Monday 6th November, 13:45-14:30

We're pleased to announce that Feasta's Erik-Jan Van Oosten will be making a presentation on CapGlobalCarbon at the COP-23 in Bonn. Erik will likely be joined by Pierre-Pereira de Silva of E...
Feasta · 3W ago

Ireland’s first climate lawsuit is potentially a historic turning point

Feasta climate group members warmly welcome the news that Friends of the Irish Environment has launched a legal action campaign against the Irish government’s failure to take the required ac...
Feasta · 1M ago

Significant discrepancies between Irish peoples’ overall well-being and Irish GDP levels during the period 2000-2014, according to new study published by Feasta and FEST

A newly-developed National Well-being Index finds that well-being in Ireland flatlined and even diminished slightly during peak GDP years 2001-2004. The index takes housework, voluntary work...
Feasta · 1M ago

Reflections on the Compassion in World Farming conference, October 5-6 2017

Martin Peck questions the wisdom of replacing industrially-farmed and processed meat with industrially-farmed and processed plant-based food. Instead he argues that farmers should adopt agro...
Feasta · 1M ago

Ireland continues on its grotesquely unjust and irresponsible trajectory with regard to climate change

There are so many positive things the Irish government could be doing about climate change - instead of its current mealy-mouthed, unrealistic approach. By Caroline Whyte.
Feasta · 1M ago

Democracy In Chains : A review of Nancy MacLean’s book subtitled ‘The deep history of the radical right’s stealth plan for America’

"Other reviewers have called this book 'unsettling'. I'd go along with that. For those of us who tend to favour the cock-up interpretation of history over conspiracy theories, its a discomfo...