Professor Steve Keen explains how mainstream economics is driving the climate disaster
Professor Steve Keen was one of the few economists to realise that a serious economic crisis was imminent in 2005. He publicly warned the world, and helped his native Australia navigate the 2008 crash without the major repercussions that crippled markets everywhere else.
He is now working on a new model of economics for a post-crash world. He joined me today to discuss why and how capitalism needs to be constrained, the economics of climate change and what mainstream economists and academics are getting wrong—to the detriment of us all.
In 2008, some people in a message board spent an entire weekend fighting over how many days are in a week. This is their story. Welcome to Pretty Good, a show about stories that are pretty good. Written, produced, edited, and narrated by Jon Bois for SB Nation. The original Bodybuilding.com thread can be found here: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthr…
Toronto’s approach to homelessness is inhumane.
As Israel gears up for its fourth general election in two years, it has become increasingly clear that Israeli politics is in the process of disintegration, largely due to an ever more fragmented party system based on identity politics, says Shir Hever, author of the book, The Privatization of Israeli Security.