Category Archives: Globalisation

Europe begins to locate it’s brain, while the US continues to stumble blindly.

The deal with Greece gives me cause for hope.  Don’t get me wrong, this is still a sticking plaster that will need much more thought before a more sustainable worldwide economic model emerges.  Importantly, what has happened, is that there … Continue reading

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Don’t be Greedy (Economics Unmasked)

‘Economics Unmasked: From power and greed to compassion and the common good‘ is a collaboration between a physicist Philip B Smith (they are much better at spotting the mathematical nonsense in accepted economic ‘wisdom’) and economist Manfred Max Neef.  The … Continue reading

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Who the hell are Glencore?

A few weeks ago the name meant nothing to most people.  Now we suddenly have Glencore floated on the London stock exchange and we’re being told that this multi-national company seems to own a sizeable chunk of the most important … Continue reading

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