We were terribly sad to learn of the recent death, after a short illness, of Patrick Noble, a long-time Feasta member and frequent contributor to the Feasta website. Patrick’s stimulating and provocative writing made extensive use of direct references and allusions to history and the arts, which gave it a vast richness.
2020 was both difficult and exciting for Feasta. You can read a summary of what we did over the year in this Annual Report (PDF document, 4.2 MB)
The U.S. is poised to take aggressive, belated action on climate change. What legislation should U.S. politicians pass in order to ensure that that action is both effective in reducing emissions, and fair? Brent Ranalli provides some evidence-based suggestions.
Brian Davey and Tim Watkins talk about the proposed "Great Reset" and why it is unlikely to happen. Instead, they argue, energy and resource shortages are likely to result in a very different post-pandemic economy.
"Governments and banks must get used to the outrageous idea that they should take a position on the Quality of money / credit that they issue," argues Graham Barnes.
Examining the historical roots of psychiatry, Brian Davey and Tim Watkins question whether a collapsing economy may lead to widespread blaming, scapegoating and maltreatment of victims.