When did revellers stop rebelling?
Demoted to the background by benign automation?
EPA/JUAN CARLOS HIDALGO
A Brave New World of worklessness and a universal wage is attracting advocates across the political spectrum.
How a cabinet-maker and temperance preacher managed what the ride-sharing company is struggling to pull off.
Conflict politics on the right and the left.
The world seems caught between the competing political ideologies of left and right, with capitalism is caught right in the middle.
Not quite brothers in arms.
Cuba punches above its weight in a number of sectors and the US would be wise to take note.
A curriculum can't be decolonised by simply removing content. This denies students the chance to participate in local policy debates and the global job market. A more nuanced approach is needed.
Mansa Musa: richer than “anyone can decribe”.
Abraham Cresques of Mallorca
Oxfam's latest report says that the richest 62 people own as much as the poorest 3.6 billion. But it doesn't have to be that way.
EPA/How Hwee Young
Capitalism is, as the Marxists used to say, full of contradictions. It may well be the greatest wealth-generating machine ever invented. But it is famously volatile, unpredictable and prone to cyclical…
Naomi Klein at the Canadian launch of her Leap Manifesto in September.
Naomi Klein has told the sidelines of the Paris climate talks that real climate action can't be delivered without social justice too.
When our political institutions are market-driven, they risk becoming a democratic shell that no longer serves the people, as the European Union experience is showing.
Democracy’s problem is not the crisis but the triumph of capitalism. Democracy has become market-conforming, resulting in whole sections of society lacking meaningful representation.
Graffiti by LMNOPI (LMNOPI.com) in Brooklyn, New York.
With more and more street artists partnering with corporations, it's important that they don't compromise their moral standing to earn a living.
There’s a reason they call them ‘impulse purchases.’
While free markets have delivered benefits, they also prey on our weaknesses, tempting us to buy things that are bad for us, be it sweet candy or sour investments.
Capitalism in Africa has failed to create social wealth. A new approach is needed to ensure that growth in profits results in social upliftment.
A new way of doing business in Africa is needed. The pursuit of profits needs to go hand in hand with community development.
South Africa is far from being the non-racial, classless society envisaged by 1970s activists.
The egalitarian society envisioned by political activists and thinkers Rick Turner and Steve Biko has not been realised. But, they continue to inspire critiques of post-apartheid South Africa.
The tainted VW Group may drag the rest of the car manufacturing industry into the mud.
The VW emissions scandal gives governments every right to increase their supervisory role beyond regulation and to involve themselves to a much larger degree in economic activity.
WikiHouse is one example of the technology-driven new economy, which focuses on people rather than profits.
Two visions of the 'new economy', one based on environmental and social justice values, the other on disruptive technologies, are coming together to challenge the status quo.
Corporate capitalism has locked humanity into a process of creative self-destruction.
'Insatiable' by Theodore Bolha
To make a meaningful difference to climate change, businesses will have to break out of a cycle of exploiting the earth's resources in ever-more creative ways.
Time for new thinking.
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Many people consider capitalism the cause of climate change. Can leading thinkers in business and academia make business the primary means to tackle the climate crisis?
The GOP’s problem with Pope Francis is that he may be too conservative.
Republicans' problem with the pope is not that he's too liberal on issues such as capitalism, it's that he's too conservative.
Noami Klein speaking in Sydney.
Christopher Wright speaks with Canadian journalist, author and activist Naomi Klein about capitalism's impact on the environment and how it has influenced our responses to climate change.