Fighting the mega-mine
18 March 2018
Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson of Shoal Collective talk to Ken Peters-Dodd, a First Nations activist fighting against the construction of a mega-mine project threatening to devastate the environment.
Flipping the script on our economic stories
15 March 2018
What is the story of the economy in Britain? Who gets to shape public opinion about what it’s for, how it’s broken and how it can be fixed? Christine Berry explains the findings of the new report 'Framing the Economy'.
Britain’s Modern Slavery
13 March 2018
The Home Office estimates that there are currently around 13,000 slaves in the UK, though other sources suggest this is a a gross underestimate. And yet most of us remain oblivious to this reality of contemporary Britain, writes Abda Khan.
When ‘Good Living’ goes wrong
12 March 2018
Ecuador blazed a trail in sustainability by giving constitutional recognition to the rights of nature in 2008, but the revolutionary concept of Sumak Kawsay, or Good Living, that drove this initiative proved more fragile than hoped when left in the hands of national government, write Joan Pedro-Caranana and Jose Maria Tortosa.
Why I will be refusing food on International Women’s Day
7 March 2018
On International Women's Day, on 8 March, hundreds of friends and supporters of people incarcerated at Yarl´s Wood Immigration Detention Centre will go without food to draw attention to the struggle of the people detained there, many of whom have been on hunger strike. One of the freedom fasters explains why.
Economic Science Fictions
6 March 2018
Will Davies argues for utopian thinking to unseat the dangerous myths of our current economic system.