Tag Archives: Economy

Time for sharing and a just economic model

Sharing the planet Graham Peebles highlights the damage to humanity inflicted by the neoliberal economic model, which is built upon greed and division, and argues that an alternative model, with sharing, justice and equality at its heart, is possible and overdue. Read more [...]

Hungry and frightened: Famine in Ethiopia

Ethiopian drought 2016 Graham Peebles highlights the role of Ethiopian government policy in accentuating the effects of the drought, which is causing famine affecting up to 18 million people, and laments that anyone has to go hungry in a world which has enough to feed everyone. Read more [...]

OECD report points to deep structural problems in Israel

OECD on Israel Marianne Azizi writes: All is not Read more [...]

Famine and government neglect in Ethiopia

Ethiopian famine 2015 Graham Peebles says the Ethiopian government’s priority is not drought avoidance but control, holding onto power and the accumulation of personal wealth, and he urges donor countries to ensure that Addis Ababa puts in place visionary plans to mitigate the impact of future droughts. Read more [...]

Economic anxiety, public safety fears and the rise of demagogues in the US and Europe

Politics of fear Lawrence Davidson examines how economic anxiety and fears over public safety, fuelled by the Islamist attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, are creating the environment for demagogues and militarists such as Donald Trump to flourish. Read more [...]

Market-driven homelessness in London

Homelessness in London Graham Peebles highlights the growing problem of homelessness in the British capital, and the criminalisation and marginalisation of homeless people by a central government that is focused on serving the rich and powerful. Read more [...]

Silence, please: noise and the disharmony of modern life

Noise Graham Peebles writes: The worlds Read more [...]

Destructive austerity: Poverty and social hardship in the UK

Austerity in UK Graham Peebles examines the devastating effects – and abject failure – of Britain’s neo-liberal programme to eliminate the budget deficit, and argues that what is needed is an approach that transcends ideologies and places the principle of sharing at its heart. Read more [...]

Peace and the ideology of greed and division

Neo-liberal greed Graham Peebles argues that conflict and war, and the infrastructure servicing these – the military-industrial complex and the arms trade – are deeply ingrained in the currently dominant paradigm: neo-liberalism and market fundamentalism. Read more [...]

Education: time for a new purpose

J. Krishnamurti on education Graham Peebles says inhibiting ideological patterns of thought must be dismantled in all areas of education if we are to discover the answers to our social, economic and environmental problems, and create harmony. Read more [...]