Smooth sailing from here on?

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Renegade Economists Show #278 Listen to the show Subscribe to the podcast This week on Renegade Economists we’re talking to Phil Anderson, an economic forecaster of business cycles and director of the Economic Indicator Service. Phil’s an optimist and is expecting this cycle to be a strong one. Cheap energy and cheap money are the triggers for a new American … Read More

Beyond Flat Earth Economics

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A document prepared for the 2013 Sustainable Living Festival, where a talk on this topic was delivered. Download the PDF with poster designs (10MB). We have just seven years until the 2020 deadline for significant pollution reductions. To speed this process up, the public must understand the drivers of business behaviour and how this impacts our lives. Economics is the … Read More

The Next Economy – Capitalism 3.0

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For those interested in a vision of a sane economy, member K.D summarised her key learnings from Peter Barnes’ landmark 2007 book Capitalism 3.0. Acting on his beliefs, Peter kindly donated the book to the commons, allowing it to be downloaded (pdf). It can be purchased here. Most of these are direct transcriptions from the book. CAPITALISM 3.0 A GUIDE … Read More

Real Estate 4 Ransom recognition

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One of the world’s leading online film portals, Films for Action, has adjudged Real Estate 4 Ransom at #2 for documentaries in 2012. This ranked above Just Do It and 97% Owned. They say: Tapping into independent media and the independent films below, though, and it’s clear that we’re living during the beginnings of what many believe is the greatest … Read More

Governing on the Downslope of Collapse

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Paul Meleng In the era that is now past, the Lucky country of Oz and the amazing USA grew on the back of free (or stolen) land and resources and a booming supply of energy. There was always something new for governments to give away or announce. “New” land and frontiers gave the brave an alternative to low wage slavery. We might … Read More