Noam Chomsky (born December 7, 1928) is an American philosopher, linguist, cognitive scientist, historian, social critic, and political activist. Sometimes called "the father of modern linguistics". Chomsky is emeritus professor of linguistics at MIT and laureate professor at the University of Arizona, author of more than 120 books and thousands of articles and essays. Currently, the… Continue reading Ventilator Shortage Exposes the Cruelty of Neoliberal Capitalism : Chomsky | Truthout
What they did and did not do in the past were the reasons for those consequences from which humanity has been at risk.
A wave of thoughts came into my mind about the new economy after reading some mind-blowing books written by Amartya Sen, Joseph Stiglitz, Robert Shiller, Thomas Picketty, Jeffery Shacks and Paul Collier. They have put the global population – who have very limited access to the resources - at the centre of their debate and raised a concern… Continue reading COOPERATIVE: Ideal for an Egalitarian Big Society
Due to the implications of the Fourth Industrial Revolution (FIR), the workforce is being changed by artificial intelligence (AI) that includes digitalisation, robotisation and sophisticated information technology. In other words, the human workforce will be replaced by the robots and there is a higher possibility of being redundant of human in the future from the… Continue reading Changing workforce: Living Wage or Basic Income
An Economy For the 1%: How privilege and power in the economy drive extreme inequality and how this can be stopped The global inequality crisis is reaching new extremes. The richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined. Power and privilege is being used to skew the economic system to… Continue reading The richest one percent now have more wealth than the rest of the world combined: Oxfam
Political policies- planning and projects
Erosion everything- employment, equality, earnings and ecosystem
Billions-billion live in slums
For all of us who live and work at the sharp end of cuts – minimum-wage employees surviving on diminishing benefits, disabled people, tenants facing eviction, NHS employees – the destructive impact of austerity is clear. Austerity damages society, It is a smokescreen for the ideologically driven destruction of the welfare state and all the evidence shows that it’s bad for economic growth, too.
Paul Tudor Jones II loves capitalism. It's a system that has done him very well over the last few decades. Nonetheless, the hedge fund manager and philanthropist is concerned that a laser focus on profits is, as he puts it, "threatening the very underpinnings of society." In this thoughtful, passionate talk, he outlines his planned counter-offensive, which centers on the concept of "justness." ...