One of the most divisive terms in the English language today is the phrase ‘conspiracy theory’. Its stigma has a chilling effect on people and the label subtly has the power to shut down enquiring minds and with them any inconvenient conversations.
Meet the Renegades: Christian Felber
Christian Felber is an author, lecturer and founder of the Economy for the Common Good. He asks why have we strayed so far from our roots?
Glass Ceilings & Glass Cliffs
Today there’s a little talked about counter-culture that’s revolutionising business. So, whilst smart women leave companies and achieve success on their own terms, on this show we ask why boards continue to double-glaze the glass ceiling?
Fear & Loathing in the Newsroom
Is the media portrayal today of immigrants, migrants, and refugees painting a distorted picture to suit its own agenda?
Money For Nothing
The production of money is ultimately the struggle for control over resources, wealth, people and our environment. But there is a surprising level of ignorance around how banks create money out of thin air and the benefits which flow from it.
They’re Not Making It Anymore
Land is a necessity for human existence and remains the original source of all wealth. Yet bankers, economists, and politicians have simplistically lumped land and capital together, so apparently, now they mean the same thing.
Beyond the generalisations of who has had it tougher, today’s economic benefits don’t seem to be as abundant. Everyone is being caught in the squeeze from pensions to housing, education and job security. So should we defuse or detonate the demographic time bomb?
Meet the Renegades: Naila Kabeer
Naila Kabeer is not your average economist. She speaks directly about the human condition, performs fieldwork and complies her own statistics. In this episode of Meet the Renegades, we speak to Naila about global access to labour markets, the strain living in an economy puts on the ability to act in solidarity.