Our Spectator Democracy Costs The Earth
Could it be that the word and the idea ‘Democracy’ need to be repeated endlessly because people now no longer feel they actually live in a one?
Over millennia, and certainly since Field of Dreams, the idea that build it and they will come has prevailed. After Kevin Costner’s massive success, it seems that politicians have taken his gung ho approach to construction literally. Olympic stadiums, often bankrupt host nations and the skyscraper index, tells us that the world’s tallest buildings are […]
Lies, Damn Lies And Climate Statistics
We travel to the Kakanomics festival to understand the extent to which mainstream economists have been peddling their ideology as scientific fact and the damage their blinkered view has done to the future of our planet.
You only have to experience the futility of a climate breakdown debate to understand how disconnected human beings have become from nature. When it comes to the natural world our human superiority complex prevents us really connecting with the very thing that sustains us. Like the Amazon, the irony burns. So we need a rethink.