What Does Capitalism Have in Common With David and Goliath?

Its arrogance is leading to its demise

Everyone’s heard the story of David and Goliath. This simple yet powerful metaphor teaches us not to underestimate the underdog. Goliath was a giant, a warrior whose name sent shudders amongst…

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Its arrogance is leading to its demise

Black Friday: A celebration of Consumption

Consumption is fuelling the climate crisis

Christians celebrate Easter, Muslims celebrate Eid and Hindus Diwali. What about Capitalists? Their day of celebration is Black Friday, a celebration of consumption. Consumption is one of the bedrocks of the…

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Consumption is fuelling the climate crisis

How Can War be Good for GDP if it Kills People?

The GDP measures everything in short, except that which makes life worthwhile. So, why do we continue using the GDP, and what's an alternative?

War is death, war is a destroyer of cities, war tears societies apart. How can there be any positives to such a traumatic state of affairs? That all depends on your…

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The GDP measures everything in short, except that which makes life worthwhile. So, why do we continue using the GDP, and what's an alternative?

Who Committed the Worst Crime Against Humanity?

Exxon: for suppressing research supporting climate change

What is 1982 best remembered for? The outbreak of the Falklands War? Maybe the release of Michael Jackson’s majestic album Thriller? But the year the greatest crime against humanity was ever…

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Exxon: for suppressing research supporting climate change