Economics in Darwinist mode – the competitive struggle for existence

Improved competitiveness is a major goal of virtually every nation and trading bloc in the world. Both sides in the Brexit debate claimed that Britain would become more competitive if they prevailed. But where does this glorification of competition come from? Does it reflect fundamentals of human nature, or does it stem from a quasi-religious dogma that goes largely unquestioned? Brian Davey explores the roots of the obsession with competitiveness, and its knock-on effects, in a chapter of his book Credo.

Tackling climate, poverty and inequality together: managing the share in CapGlobalCarbon on a global level

Caroline Whyte draws on development theory, recent technological developments and research on inequality to argue that the share in CapGlobalCarbon could and should be distributed to individuals globally. The impact on poverty and inequality worldwide could be massive.