"Anyone looking for an excellent description of the damaging effects of austerity will find it in this book. Anyone looking for an analysis of the ecological crisis and what to do about may be disappointed," writes Brian Davey.
Mike Sandler discusses four economic policies that have been in the news lately: Basic Income, Public Banking, Negative Interest, and QE for the People.
What is the best way to allocate revenue from carbon pricing so as to protect those suffering from fuel poverty and promote international climate justice - and how can we ensure that the carbon pricing is actually bringing emissions down?
Brian Davey questions the wisdom of commodifying nature in order to try and address environmental damage, and argues for a more democratic, commons-based approach.
Patrick Noble describes the "world of unspoken commons" he experienced in 1970s Wales when he was establishing himself as a farmer there, "untouched by NGO, government, corporation, or bank", and observes that "cultures are not what we have, or have achieved. They are what we do."
Feasta's Mark Garavan will be speaking in Cork at the launch of the Oxford University Press Community Development Journal's special issue on "Water, Anti- Privatisation Struggles & the Commons", as part of the Global Water Dances event on June 15th.