The long-term left-wing governed Indian state of Kerala has 33 million inhabitants, but only four Corona deaths. The basis for its success in dealing with the virus is a stable social system with a high...
Workers from Mondragón built the roof of the famous Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, in the Spanish Basque Region
Mondragón in the Spanish Basque Region is the largest cooperative in the world and one of the most successful companies in Spain. The workers of the Mondragón Cooperative own their company and make their own...
In Finland, the new Social Democratic government under Prime Minister Sanna Marin is focusing on work-life balance, investment in education and social partnership. It is also learning from its experiment with universal basic income. We...
For the first time in history, Kate Raworth's “doughnut model" for sustainable economy is to be implemented. The city of Amsterdam announces that it will drastically reduce its consumption of resources and materials. And thus...
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern wants to ease her country out of the Corona crisis with a 4-day working week, among other things. She encourages employers in the country to consider the introduction of...
The “Mercer Quality of living” study identifies the world´s most livable cities. We looked at what they have in common. They not only share a low crime rate, good infrastructure or good educational opportunities. They...
A charity implemented a massive economic stimulus package for rural Kenya: 10,500 households received $1,000 each. A study examined the effects. The result: the entire population benefited from the package and every dollar invested boosted...
Vandana Shiva, the Indian scientist and activist stands for social justice and uncompromising sustainability. The Alternative Nobel Prize winner gained worldwide attention through her fight against the agricultural giant Monsanto. But Vandana Shiva does not...
Overconsumption, exploitation of nature and a climate crisis: The current state of the world is well known and has been widely discussed. Instead of just adding another discussion of these problems, the Summer School program...
While the world is desperately trying to contain the Corona pandemic, philosopher Noam Chomsky identifies the problem that hangs over it: The dogma of neoliberalism being entirely improper to face the Corona crisis. Chomsky is...
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