Would Free Money Make People Happy or Lazy?

A Universal Basic Income is a policy whose time has come, but it’s not without controversy

Germany recently announced a trial exploring the potential benefits of a Universal Basic Income (UBI). 120 individuals will receive 1200 Euros ($1410) each month, for three years. The lead researcher, Jurgen…

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A Universal Basic Income is a policy whose time has come, but it’s not without controversy

What’s the Big Deal About Donald Trump not Paying Taxes?

The biggest surprise would have been if Donald Trump did pay taxes, not that he hasn't

The New York Times revelation that Donald Trump has paid $1500 in tax in the last four years has sent shockwaves around the world. But it would have been a far…

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The biggest surprise would have been if Donald Trump did pay taxes, not that he hasn't

Why are Psychopaths Successful in Business?

Psychopaths thrive in society, but what is it about our society that allows these rotten apples to do so?

One in five CEO’s is a psychopath, and many more have psychopathic tendencies. Our mental model of psychopaths is of murderous, morally corrupt, cruel individuals — outcasts who aren’t able to operate in…

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Psychopaths thrive in society, but what is it about our society that allows these rotten apples to do so?

Why Human Needs are the Building Blocks of a New Economy

Designing an economy based on human needs can transform society

A growing economy is a healthy economy. The bigger an economy is, the more developed and better off society is as a result. These ideas lie at the heart of our…

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Designing an economy based on human needs can transform society

Why do Rich People Hate Footballers?

The beautiful game is a great social leveller. No matter how much money you have, skill always shines through

Regardless of your social status, how much money you have, or where you live, anyone can kick a ball around. That’s what makes football so accessible. All you need is a…

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The beautiful game is a great social leveller. No matter how much money you have, skill always shines through

If the Army Protects the Government Who Protects the People?

Time and time again the army defends rogue governments against the people, but shouldn't it be the other way around?

There is no more powerful expression of discontent against a regime than if a whole country rises in protest against the government. That’s exactly what’s happening in Belarus at present. Belarussians…

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Time and time again the army defends rogue governments against the people, but shouldn't it be the other way around?