Tag Archives: Economy

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.

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.

Israel’s race to economic – and moral – bankruptcy

Israel's economic and moral bankruptcy Jonathan Cook explains why, despite the economic cost of Israel’s oppressive policies towards the Palestinians, the focus of its economic interests and activity is likely to shift even more towards the occupied territories.

Materialism, market fundamentalism and the global suicide epidemic

Suicide rope Graham Peebles argues that the materialistic values which promote individual success, greed and selfishness, and the market fundamentalism which so ardently promotes these values, lie behind the worldwide epidemic of suicide.

From Libya to Italy in search of freedom

Refugee boat deaths Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greet people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.

Israel: at war with its impoverished citizens

Marianne Azizi writes: As Hana

Scramble to conclude suspicious EU-US trade deal

TTIP threat to NHS With the UK industry in intensive care, Stuart Littlewood asks whether Britons should throw open the door and allow US big business to muscle in under cover of a trade treaty.

Unreported Israel: poverty, injustice, child abuse

Israeli child poverty Moti Leybel and Marianne Azizi highlight some facts about life in Israel which the Israeli political and “security” elites and their allies in the media and abroad would rather hide.

India’s space madness amid astronomical poverty 

India's space mission Graham Peebles questions the justice and wisdom of India’s ruling elite, which spends USD1 billion annually on its space programme while India has the world’s highest number of people practising open defecation.

Watch: Why farmers are killing themselves in India

Why are so many Indian farmers