On April 8, Feasta’s David Korowicz was the featured guest on From Alpha to Omega, a weekly podcast by Tom O’Brien. He spoke about the likelihood of economic collapse and what to expect in the coming years. You can listen to it here.…
By Jill Kerby. Next year we are expected to have a full-blown property tax – of some kind – that will replace the controversial €100 household charge and the second-property charge of €200. The suggestion is that the government [...]
Nick Bardsley, a Feasta member and lecturer in climate change economics at the University of Reading, has prepared a slideshow presentation for the recent Feasta Climate Group weekend which is now available for download. In it he discusses the problems associated with a biofuel-based economy, drawing on the work of energetics analysts Mario Giampietro and Kozo Mayumi. Nick also discusses his own challenges as a lecturer in ecological economics.
Ronan Lyons responded to media reporting of the ESRI's recommendations to the Expert Group on Property Tax on the Irish Economy blog. Here is a snippet. It is worth hitting this link and reading the flurry of comments. I added my tuppenceworth too. .. [...]
Steve Keen aided and abetted by Constantin Gurdgiev on TV3 outlines what it will take to solve the current debt crisis - nothing less than a distribution of trillions of euro to people - NOT to the banks. Richard Douthwaite dubbed it "deficit easing" [...]
"Those few weeks in jail were stark and I never want to go back, but it opened my eyes to a world I had never seen, a world occupied mostly by society’s rejects: Maori, Polynesian, the poor, drug addicts, prostitutes, gangs. My sheltered little self-righteous activist world seemed a joke" writes Tuhi-Ao Bailey in the New Zealand edition of Fleeing Vesuvius.