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
The population growth is unlimited but the capacity of the earth to sustain its services is limited. Due to increasing human activities on land, water, air and overall environment; a severe stress on ecosystem has surfaced since the 1950s. Four of nine planetary boundaries (environmental limits within which humanity can safely operate) have now been… Continue reading Safe space
The Americans have realised that their democracy is not working to create a fair society. As a witness of this, an eye-opening thought from world-renowned economist Joseph E Stiglitz has vowed again that “Most Americans want a higher minimum wage, they want gun control, they want access to healthcare … yet our democracy can’t deliver… Continue reading Democracy is not Creating a Fair Food Policy!
Early this morning eyes went to a news analysis on pension strike and salary of the VCs of the UK’s universities published by the Guardian “Vice-chancellors simply cannot justify the fact they are paid many times more than their local council and NHS trust chief executives, at a time when their own staff have been… Continue reading UK University Pension Strike: Creating Fairer Society!