You Are Not A Loan
So as so many of us now have to take on debt to survive, is it actually the case that in a rotten system the 1% always need an indebted 99% to fund their unearned lifestyles? So what is the real relationship between debt, humans, and how we chose to live as a society.
Where do we go from here: Chaos or Community?
Dr Martin Luther King concluded that if the economics of America were not addressed then chaos would rip communities apart. Just over 50 years later, it looks like he was correct. We find out why 2020 will be a pivotal moment in American history.
Food Inc. snack, crack and pop
Welcome to diet season. The idea at the heart of every diet is that if you’re fat, it’s solely your fault. But what if that simply isn’t true? Yes, sedentary lives have expanded our waistlines, but so too have the multi billions of dollars that the food industry pump into feeding us lies year after […]
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 […]
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.
Extreme Cities & Economics of Apartheid
Many of us make the assumption that cities are a safe haven or a controlled environment able to negate the effects of man-made climate change. But what if this assumption is counter-intuitive and actually it’s the city dwellers who are most vulnerable? We speak with author Ashley Dawson about the two huge global tides.
A Leaderless Revolution
After much exploration, one of the things that has truly inspired Bruce Parry is the idea of egalitarian living. He doesn’t want to turn back the clock but he does want us to rethink our leadership structures and muster the courage to look within so we’re able to fundamentally change the modern, western narrative.
Maintaining the status quo is an increasingly difficult job. A more informed global public now means that selling war, lying in the media and justifying crony capitalism is met with understandable disdain. This is a problem for the establishment and the propagandists who work on its behalf. For propaganda to work, you need people to […]