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A Quick Fix to Wealth Inequality?

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

Our new feudal world order

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

Geo-politics

Apple's Marie Antoinette moment

“Let them eat cake.” This infamous (although probably fake) utterance marked the boiling point between the French people and their distant, aristocratic leaders around 1789,  foreshadowing the start of the French Revolution. 457 more words

What’s next for poverty?

Barry Knight, author of Rethinking poverty: What makes a good society?, explains why we need to change the way we frame ‘poverty’ in order to make progress. 696 more words

Poverty And Inequality

Notes from Near the Last Page

Story on the Front Burner

Women of the Oak Savannah’s, my fourth novel has started and ended my day for what will soon be two years. 386 more words

Books

An economy where both people and nature thrive

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

Environment & Disasters