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Stupid, Stupid Economics

Whenever I open the paper I read yet another article that makes me despair of the competence of our politicians in managing our affairs. The latest example occurred when I read that our Chancellor of the Exchequer was going to fund the increase in spending on the National Health Service (NHS) by ending grants given to student nurses to fund their training and instead make them fund their own training by forcing them to take out loans. 1,340 more words


Rule no longer applies to pregnancy

“As many of you know, we’ve been trying to have a baby for a while now,” Teigen wrote.

“It hasn’t been easy, but we kept trying because we can’t wait to bring our first child into the world and grow our family.” 192 more words


Pope Calls for Dialogue & Mutual Empowerment

In his historic address to a joint session of the U.S. Congress, Pope Francis called America “a land of dreams”, which he said can lead the world in a shift to deep, inclusive politics and economics that brings people together, eliminates harm, and guarantees dignity and reciprocity.  1,902 more words

Human Scale Economics

The Regeneration Charter: a manifesto for generative design


When I ran for VP of Communications for my graduate program’s student association, I mentioned the idea of creating a Charter Message for our association of students to serve as a long term manifesto that would guide and inspire. 872 more words

Building The Green Economy

Leveraging Linkages from the SDGs into Climate Action

by Sarabeth Brockley and Joseph Robertson

Late on Sunday, August 2, the member states of the United Nations succeeded in adopting by consensus an ambitious outcome document from the intergovernmental negotiations on 17 global goals for reducing human suffering and expanding dignity, peace, opportunity and resilience. 2,207 more words

Climate Solutions

Optimism: Valuing Success Honestly

The pessimist argues: most things don’t work out in an ideal way, and entropy is the way of all systems, so to be realistic, let’s err on the side of lower ambition. 1,061 more words

Political Process

Toronto Climate Summit: Shared Moral and Practical Action

The Climate Summit of the Americas, hosted by the provincial government of Ontario, brought together infranational leaders from the US, Canada and Latin America. These ministers and heads of government from 23 jurisdictions around the hemisphere gathered to share their experience of effective climate action and to agree to a shared… 1,844 more words

Climate Solutions