Graham Barnes identifies five sources of credit creation and suggests some ways in which we could privilege the most desirable ones and discourage the others.
"Watch how our politicians demonstrate Einstein's definition of madness - trying over and over again what has already failed - because they cannot grasp that the time is for degrowth - and a lot of sharing - rather than their insane attempts to grow more powerful at the expense of others in a disintegrating world." writes Brian Davey.
If you are fearful, if you are frustrated, seize this opportunity to get climate action on the political agenda. Saturday 17 november 2018 at 2pm at the Natural History Museum, Dublin, and also in Cork and Galway.
In a new report whose lead author, Barry McMullin, is a Feasta member, the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition has published research which finds the best way to ensure Ireland's energy security would be to cut back strongly on energy consumption, rapidly develop indigenous renewables and make use of electrofuels-based with energy storage technology.
"I see the shadow of a proper economy everywhere....decayed towns and villages, drained by corporate retail park, entirely oil-powered suburbia and the falsely-egalitarian call of the internet, await the returning flow of ingenious, convivial humanity," writes Patrick Noble in a foreword to his new book.