What is the best way to affect change? The New Economy Accelerator (NEA) programme believes it is to support spaces for radical experimentation. This experimentation is crucial to proving there are alternative ways the economy can meet society’s needs within ecological boundaries. NEF originally conceived a programme to establish hubs Continue Reading
Lorenzo Fioramonti speaking about political alternatives to a GDP-focused world at an event hosted by Impulszentrum Zukunftsfähiges Wirtschaften on 9 October 2015, in Graz, Austria.
There is no trade-off between a lower carbon economy and unemployment and poverty. Insisting on a right of reply can sometimes be a bad move. Objecting to an article is fine, provided the better option is not keeping that right in a deep pocket. Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa Continue Reading
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
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