Rarely do international leader figures acknowledge the fact that capitalism with its extractive industrial model is responsible for causing the crisis of climate change, poverty and inequality. The Pope's encyclical on climate change didn't miss a change to make this this quite clear.
Thanks to President Obama, Shell has permission to drill for oil in the American side of Arctic. As if this wasn't destructive enough, the US Navy is arriving in the Gulf of Alaska this June to play its war games.
If you’ve ever played Monopoly, you know how the game is designed: except unwise choices made, the player who is close to winning keeps extracting money from the other players who are gradually falling into debt.
In part two, of the article series 'Capitalism is Just a Story and other Dangerous thoughts', we explore the role of ordinary citizens like you and I, and what possibilities exist for truly emancipatory social change.
This is a big year for anyone interested in, or caught in the teeth of, poverty and extreme inequity. It’s the year of the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), to be agreed by heads of state in New York in September. Right now, tens of thousands of people—from NGOs, to...