The Economics of War – Cutting Natural Resources Out of the Equation

Karl FitzgeraldArticles, Progress Magazine1 Comment

photo credit: gruntzooki David Smiley – Research Associate in the Department of Economics at Macquarie Uni In a previous article we tracked the failures of massive international efforts to reduce four global problems: poverty, human rights abuses, the degradation of the planet, and war. We asserted that these four problems cannot be solved separately and that none can be solved … Read More

Vanuatu – The World’s Happiest People?

Karl FitzgeraldArticles, Progress Magazine17 Comments

Karl Fitzgerald As published in the Mar – April Progress magazine. Get a copy of this cane paper, veggie ink mag sent to you for 6 free editions Related Event – Thurs April 30th – Vanuatu’s Sovereignty Surrendered The World’s Happiest People A 2006 study by the New Economics Foundation and Friends of the Earth found that Vanuatu was the … Read More

Sustaining What?

Karl FitzgeraldCommentary, Progress Magazine, True Cost Economics2 Comments

photo credit: Torley Selling the environment in order to save it? Frank Stilwell Professor of Political Economy University of Sydney As published in our Progress Magazine The Rudd government’s review of climate change policies, chaired by Professor Ross Garnaut, has issued its interim report and will present its final report later this year. Many environmentalists welcomed the interim report because … Read More