Call for participants to join WE-Africa

  WE-Africa is an alliance of likeminded scholars and practitioners who share a common concern about the current socio-economic conditions in which we live and are willing to work together to promote a transition to a wellbeing-based economy for Africa. It is an action-research network, which aims to consolidate evidence for change while Continue Reading

UN Millennium Development Goals Replaced by New ‘Distraction Gimmicks’ , TeleSurTV, 25.09.2015

UN Millennium Development Goals Replaced by New 'Distraction Gimmicks'

The annual UN heads-of-state summits reconfirms inappropriate targets, processes and evaluation systems. The ubiquitous ‘development goals’ chosen by the United Nations – first Millennium (MDGs) in 2000 and now Sustainable (SDGs) – were and are and will be a distraction from the real work of fighting poverty done by social Continue Reading

Growth without wellbeing brings no lasting progress, Business Day 06.10.2015

Growth without wellbeing brings no lasting progress

by Lorenzo Fioramonti THE world economic outlook is pretty grim. Not only have we not come out of the 2008 crisis, but the deceleration of the Chinese “powerhouse” is now threatening to sink the global economy into a prolonged double-dip recession that may last for decades. The Chinese debacle, just Continue Reading