In our latest Feasta book, Brian Davey describes how economists preach a 'gospel' which gravely misrepresents the complexity of human psychology, exacerbates inequality and seeks to justify the destruction of communities and environments. Salvation is supposedly in efficiency, competitive markets, specialisation, technology and, above all, growth - but we are now crashing against ecological limits.
The Basic Income Ireland 2015 summer forum will be held from 11:00 to 4:00 on Saturday June 13th, with informal discussion afterwards. The location will be the Carmelite Community Center – 56 Aungier Street, Dublin 2. It's free of charge (donations accepted).
This day long colloquium, jointly organised by the Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and Urban Forum, will explore the potential for Ireland of the Community Land Trust, an emerging model for sustainable affordable housing provision in the US, Canada and the UK. Register your interest early as places are limited.