Economy

Vienna TEDx talk: What is the Goal of the Economy? A Common Good?

The economy is on its head.  The present economic model is not taking care of the planet or people.  The majority want a alternative economic order.

He asks important questions.  Yes, there are plenty of alternatives, we all get to choose.  He speaks of the economy of the common good as… Continue reading

The Entrenched Disadvantage of Those Who Render Others Unequal

We women speak of the glass ceiling but whatabout the steal enforced class walls erected to ensure poverty exists.  This is what ensures that the jobs not in demand are done.  When I hear words of inequality I understand deeply the psychological walls that render some ‘in’ and others ‘out’ or competitively those… Continue reading

Is Australia at Risk of a Collapse?

Debt to GDP is a key ratio.

Does Australia have a ‘zombie economy’ that is at risk of a crash?

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-03-01/australias-zombie-economy-sleepwalking-into-danger-gfc-china/9492868
 

Updated 

A man looks up to the board at the Australian Securities Exchange.

Steve Keen Predicts Private Debt Induced Stagnation

This is an opinion and analysis by Steve Keen on The Conversation. I have been getting inspiration around the Great Depression and 2008 crash myself.  It never surprises me when I see intuitive correlations. I trust my gut.  It answers some questions re: tax cuts. 

https://theconversation.com/i-predicted-the-last-financial-crisis-now-soaring-global-debt-levels-pose-risk-of-another-84136

 

A Civil Manifesto for Social Policy and Sustainable Prosperity

This poetry was written at 4am and then sent to politicians in Canberra, Australia.

I would like to see a renewable future that is based on fairness, equality, responsibility and with a strong awareness of the next generation. We have to change GDP to reflect ecological costs as the real value of productivity.  If… Continue reading

Is a Contraction in the Global Economy the End of Gross Wealth or the Beginning of Real Abundance?

 

A few thoughts?

 

Is greed good?

Does cutting costs, particularly income as a cost of production papaurise societies?

Is increasing monetary policy working against sustainability?  

How do we reconcile the diminishing returns (wellbeing and balance) 0f planetary resources with economic growth?

 

I remember as a young economics student asking my… Continue reading

Mohandas Gandhi

“Each one has to find his peace from within. And peace to be real must be unaffected by outside circumstances.”

Archives

Categories