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UMSGI Conference 2015 - Keynote

I have been invited to give a keynote at the 2015 University of Manchester School Governor Initiative (UMSGI) conference due to take place on 30 April at the Chancellors Conference Centre, Manchester.  81 more words

Governance

Stuff Neoliberalism

It is my little old belief that Social Democracy is civilisation and Neo-Liberalism is barbarism. It is a harmful creed based upon some of the worst ideas of 19th century Liberal extremism. 870 more words

Politics

Debt rebellion: can Greece point us to the end of debt slavery?

As a teenager growing up in early-1980s Britain, I witnessed the arrival of the credit card age. It was ushered in by – among other things – a series of distinctive ads for the Access brand of Mastercard, in which we were told that our ‘flexible friend’ would put us ‘in control’? 1,409 more words

Debt

Psychopath Economics: a crowdfunding appeal

Psychopath Economics is a book about the logic of economic power. It argues that today’s system is psychopathic, in that it is dominated by an elite – the so-called 1% – that cares little about consequences, other than the continuation of its dominance. 202 more words

Debt

50 Shades of Neoliberalism

The Green Party’s 2015 Election Broadcast is spot on – David Cameron, Nick Clegg, Nigel Farage and Ed Miliband all singing to the same tune. And that tune is neoliberalism. 248 more words

Capitalism