Mainstream economics is a disaster. One need only look at the state of the world economy to see this.
Fortunately a new breed of evidence-based economists are on the rise and one leading the charge is professor and author Steve Keen; who is cutting through the Copernican-like dogmas which permeate our governments, think-tanks and university economic departments.
Meet the Renegades - with Steve Keen
Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Thursday, August 18, 2016
We as a species have inversed the means (money) with the ends (a more healthy, just and environmentally sound society.)
Until we fundamentally reengineer our economic calculus from pure monetary profit to one in which the former actually serves our wellbeing, the vast injustices which plague us will continue unabated.
Fortunately, the systems to steer us in a much better direction aren't just possible, they already exist...
Economy for the Common Good
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Friday, February 19, 2016
How real is the threat of terrorism and who benefits from the spread of this idea?
This revealing 2004 BBC series by Adam Curtis, creator of the seminal documentary The Century of the Self, delves deeply into these questions and pulls back the curtain of misinformation and manipulation that has been fabricated by radacalized powers both East and West.
The Power of Nightmares
Episode 1: The Rise of the Politics of Fear
Episode 2: The Phantom Victory
Episode 3: The Shadows in the Cave
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Overcoming cognitive dissonance versus seeking empirical truth is a core unconscious attribute of the human mind. Becoming aware of this tendency within us is a vital realization which can inoculate our thinking from its many pitfalls.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
This new television series hosted by journalist Abby Martin is a must see look into the heart of global empire and reveals how situations like those we are witnessing today are directly linked to the socioeconomic systems which intimately interweave and surround our everyday lives.
Episode 1: The Rise of History's Biggest Empire
Episode 2: 9/11 and the Belligerent Empire
Episode 3: Enter the Biggest Prison System in History
Episode 4: Abby Martin & Chris Hedges: War, Propaganda and the Enemy Within
Episode 5: Inside Saudi Arabia: Butchery, Slavery & History of Revolt
Episode 6: America's Unofficial Religion, The War on an Idea
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