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Feasta · 3d ago

Limits to economic growth?

In this presentation given at the University of Nottingham on April 4, Brian Davey investigates the historical roots of the growth-based economy. He critiques the assumption that renewable e...
Feasta · 1w ago

Limits to Incentives

Means of exchange are never neutral as orthodox economists assume. Intentional Currencies respond by being explicit about the values they seek to promote and the outcomes they seek to achiev...
Feasta · 1W ago

Webinar on the work of David Fleming

Feasta is delighted to offer the opportunity to engage with the inspirational thoughts of the late David Fleming – an original, radical thinker whose time seems to have come only after his d...
Feasta · 2W ago

Reclaiming Commons through Land Value Tax, or a Wing and a Prayer

Patrick Noble suggests some ways in which "ordinary people may steer a course back into history and with luck – a course towards a newly egalitarian and convivial culture." In particular he ...
Feasta · 3W ago

CapGlobalCarbon and basic income: How could climate action be coupled to economic empowerment?

A global basic income, funded from commons-based revenue including the revenue from CapGlobalCarbon, could help to heal the divisions that are currently plaguing us. By Caroline Whyte.
Feasta · 3W ago

Specialisation and trade – David Ricardo versus Frederich List

In this chapter of Credo, Brian Davey explores the historical roots of the theory that free trade is inherently beneficial, and describes seven factors that tend to be left out of arguments ...
Feasta · 1M ago

2016 Annual Report

Our latest Annual Report is online now. It includes updates on our projects, events, publications, submissions and other activities in 2016. (PDF format, 2.7 MB)
Feasta · 1M ago

Entrepreneurship in the social and solidarity economy

In this chapter of Credo, Brian Davey describes how co-operatives employ more people than multinationals and provide services to 3 billion people weekly. They also tend to last longer than o...
Feasta · 1M ago

The Music of Narcissus

"Ordinary history had an idle elite dependent on the rest. The brief oil perversity has the rest dependent on an idle elite" writes Patrick Noble in this extract from his book, Towards a Con...
Feasta · 2M ago

Journey to Earthland: review by Mark Garavan

This book by Paul Raskin constructs a possible future world scenario not so much as a prediction but as a map which we can use if we can mobilise collectively into a common movement which le...