Economy

Who Regulates Petrol Prices in Australia and How Ethical are Prices?

I highly recommend people report when they suspect the petrol pumped is not accurate.  I looked at my fuel gauge today and the price dropped from 1.48 to 1.23 and it seems I have the same amount of petrol.  I am concerned that the operators are stopping petrol, as there is a period… Continue reading

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

Mohandas Gandhi

“You must be the change you wish to see in the world.”

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