In the fourth of her Enough is Plenty blog series, Anne Ryan argues for the "great middle ground...[this] refers to the masses of people all over the world whose way of living is between over-consumption and poverty; they live without making excessive demands on the earth".
About Anne Ryan
Anne B. Ryan is a coordinator of Basic Income Ireland and a former chairperson of the Feasta board of directors.Anne Ryan has written 9 articles so far, you can find them below.
"If key principles are observed or key attitudes developed, many structural problems can work themselves out in practice" writes Anne Ryan in the third post of her Enough is Plenty blog series.
In the second part of her blog series Enough is Plenty, Anne Ryan reflects on the different terminology that is being used to discuss the potential future economy, and warns about the ambiguity of the term 'Green New Deal'.
On the first day of the global climate strike week, we're launching this blog series by Anne Ryan on the concept of enough: "A sense of enough....can nourish a culture of adapted human behaviour, which will give at least some of the earth’s ecosystems a chance to renew themselves and at the same time allow social justice to emerge" .
This paper by Anne Ryan makes the case for basic income as a key policy instrument for addressing our problems, and is an introduction to a series of forthcoming blog posts that will include excerpts from, and up-to-date commentary on, her book Enough is Plenty.
"Modern historians have for the most part removed the ancient Near East from the mainstream of history. Modern economic systems have sanctified the payment of debt, but this is not some natural or God-given rule, rather a situation designed by financial elites," writes Anne Ryan.