21 Sep 2014

Naomi Klein: "Capitalism vs the Climate"

Naomi Klein on Need for New Economic Model to Address Ecological Crisis on Democracy Now! 

In the beginning was the Gift

We are born helpless infants, creatures of pure need with little resource to give, yet we are fed, we are protected, we are clothed and held and soothed, without having done anything to deserve it, without offering anything in exchange. This experience, common to everyone who has made it past childhood, informs some of our deepest spiritual intuitions. Our lives are given us; therefore, our default state is gratitude. ...

16 Sep 2014

UK GDP per capita 2013

The latest CIA World Factbook estimate of UK GDP per capita per year, which is for 2013, says it is $37,300, which is just over £23,000.

7 Sep 2014

contractionism.org - Frank Rotering's Economics of Needs and Limits



Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever in a finite world is either a madman or an economist. - Kenneth Boulding (18 January 1910 – 18 March 1993), economist, educator, poet, religious mystic and devoted Quaker

Face to Face with Frank Rotering and the Contractionary Revolution

6 Sep 2014

Paris Nov-Dec 2015: United Nations Climate Change Conference

The United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP21 or CMP11 will be held at Le Bourget from 30 November to 11 December 2015.