The total amount of private household spending is increasing year by year worldwide. However, this growth is extremely unevenly distributed. Here are the top (or worst?) ten countries when it comes to consumption growth distribution...
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...
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...
Instead of paying taxes, Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is staging a billion-dollar donation to fight climate change. Meanwhile, Amazon continues to support oil and gas companies as well as climate-denying think tanks. Employees now criticise...
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...
After his bestseller Capital in the 21st Century, the French star economist Thomas Piketty published his new monumental book. It is about the history of inequality and the vision of a more just society. The...
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...
original source David Harvey on what neoliberalism is, where it came from – and why the concept is still relevant today. In 2005, David Harvey published A Brief History of Neoliberalism, now one of the most cited...
He bought tax CDs to combat tax evasion - and recovered over 7 billion euros in tax revenues. At the same time, he has earned a lot of praise and criticism. Now, the members of...
original source In her latest book, Naomi Klein continues the cause of her career: arguing that a fundamentally new economic system is the only way to save society and the planet. By Alyssa Battistoni On Fire: The (Burning)...
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