I was having a chat with a friend yesterday about the incoming Canadian tax reform and he managed to inspire what I think is a rather interesting idea. 896 more words
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Charles Hugh Smith’s article, Loving Our Debt-Serfdom: Our Neofeudal Status Quo, exposes the stark reality and brilliantly explains our current predicament.
Smith begins by defining the terms, Neoliberal, Neocolonial, and Neofeudal, then goes on to explain how they operate in today’s world. 171 more words
"After a few generations of this, almost all of the nation’s wealth will be in the hands of a few thousand families." - Robert Reich
“If you don’t think this is a problem, go back and take a look at the Roman Empire — right before the fall.” – Robert Reich… 383 more words
In 2016 Tearfund and the St Paul’s Institute held a programme of roundtables exploring global development and the green economy. Barbara Ridpath, Director of the Institute, and I explore inequality and the economy, and the recommendations from the programme in our follow up paper, … 450 more words