ECO CRISIS – The kids are not ok – Un jeune désespoir – The planetary climate clock, in human time – by Julia Steinberger

ECO CRISIS - The kids are not ok - Un jeune désespoir - The planetary climate clock, in human time - by Julia Steinberger

The Currency of Politics: The Political Theory of Money from Aristotle to Keynes – by Stefan Eich

Stefan Eich examines six crucial episodes of monetary crisis, recovering the neglected political theories of money in the thought of such figures as Aristotle, John Locke, Johann Gottlieb Fichte, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes. He shows how these layers of crisis have come to define the way we look at money, and argues that informed public debate about money requires a better appreciation of the diverse political struggles over its meaning.

Christine Desan

Keywords: money, convention, real value, coin, commodity money, creditbank notes, currency, capitalism, Bank of England, monetary revolution, public debt, public finance, Gold Standard, neutrality, economics hls.harvard.edu/Desan https://www.amazon.co.uk/Making-Money-Currency-Coming-Capitalism/dp/0198709579 Money travels the modern world in disguise. It looks like a convention of human exchange - a commodity like gold or a medium like language. But its history … Continue reading Christine Desan

DIRTY MONEY – crime, evasion, fraud, illegal

mauricehoefgen.substack.com 5-2022 Betrügerische Maskenmillionäre - Über Fynn Kliemanns Maskenbetrug können Spahn, Tandler und die Jungunternehmer von Emix nur müde lachen. Eine Chronologie über krumme Deals. by Maurice Höfgen

Thorstein Veblen – economics – hetero ortho

goodreads.com - amazon.co.uk blogs.lse.ac.uk 2021 book review by Geoffrey Mead: - In Veblen: The Making of an Economist Who Unmade Economics, Charles Camic challenges the longstanding portayal of economic theorist Thorstein Veblen as a maverick outsider. Tracing the development of Veblen’s intellectual practices and affiliations, Camic instead finds an academic who was distinctly an insider, … Continue reading Thorstein Veblen – economics – hetero ortho

Simon Glendinning – Europe: A Philosophical History – review essay by Corina Stan

sources: https://thepointmag.com/criticism/europe-a-philosophical-history/ goodreads 2021 Europe: A Philosophical History, Part 1: The Promise of Modernity by Simon Glendinning Europe: A Philosophical History by Corina Stan 26-4-2022 Over the past few years, a number of crises—the “Greek crisis,” the “refugee crisis,” Brexit and most recently the war unfolding in Ukraine—have raised the question of Europe’s identity: What is … Continue reading Simon Glendinning – Europe: A Philosophical History – review essay by Corina Stan

Neo-Liberal Market Failure?

THE RISE AND FALL OF THE NEOLIBERAL ORDER - AMERICA AND THE WORLD IN THE FREE MARKET ERA - by GARY GERSTLE - reviews -articles

Inequality – The Long View

This post points to several recent books on historic global inequality. “A Genetic History” by Carles Lalueza-Fox , “The Journey of Humanity: The Origins of Wealth and Inequality” by Oded Galor and “The Asset Economy and the End of Social Mobility” by Lisa Adkins, Melinda Cooper and Martijn Konings. But first a nod to the Dawn of Everything – A New History of Humanity by David Graeber and David Wengrow...

Are there limits to economic growth? It’s time to call time on a 50-year argument – nature editorial – 2022

source: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-022-00723-1 pdf here Lead author Donella Meadows wrote that the book The Limits to Growth “was written not to predict doom but to challenge people to find ways of living that are consistent with the laws of the planet”.Credit: Alamy Fifty years ago this month, the System Dynamics group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in … Continue reading Are there limits to economic growth? It’s time to call time on a 50-year argument – nature editorial – 2022

Origins and History of the Passions of War

In BLOOD RITES, Barbara Ehrenreich confronts the mystery of the human attraction to violence: What draws our species to war and even makes us see it as a kind of sacred undertaking? BLOOD RITES takes us on an original journey from the elaborate human sacrifices of the ancient world to the carnage and holocaust of twentieth-century "total war."

Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

source: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/backstories/1921/ Japanese scholar looks to Marx's theory to explain pandemic, climate change A Japanese academic has penned a surprise bestseller that is prompting a new generation of readers to consider the ideas of German philosopher Karl Marx.Saito Kohei says Marx's ideas in his late years tell us about the kind of society we should … Continue reading Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

Bank Robbery : The Way We Create Money, and How It Damages the World – by Ivo Mosley

amazon.com 2020 https://www.amazon.co.uk/Bank-Robbery-create-money-damages/dp/1911193643 Our money system is a toxic left-over from a time when theft on a grand scale – war and empire-building – was glorified. Today, we need to move on from a system that allows and encourages the worst in us (and the worst among us) to prosper. We take the money system for … Continue reading Bank Robbery : The Way We Create Money, and How It Damages the World – by Ivo Mosley

How Banks Create Money and Why Governments Should Too by Derryl Hermanutz

amazon.com 2-2020 https://www.amazon.com/Banks-Create-Money-Governments-Should/dp/1651225281 Book Description Where does money come from?Why is there so much debt?Every government on Earth is a billionaire or trillionaire bond debtor, not a rich as Midas money printer. Everybody knows that. In the Fifty Years Ago Today section of daily newspapers, headlines warn of alarming and increasing levels of government deficits … Continue reading How Banks Create Money and Why Governments Should Too by Derryl Hermanutz

DIE MONETÄRE MASCHINE – Aaron Sahr’s Kritik der Finanziellen Vernunft

DIE MONETÄRE MASCHINE - Kritik der Finanziellen Vernunft - Aaron Sahr - Rezensionen, Buchbesprechungen, Pressestimmen, Podcasts, Videos -

‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –

source: https://www.theatlantic.com/newsletters/archive/2022/02/saul-griffith-electrify-everything-solution-save-humanity/622911/ eco crisis - climate crisis, de-fossil, energy, electricity, degrowth, alt growth, abundance goodreads.com 2021 Electrify: An Optimist's Playbook for Our Clean Energy Futureby Saul Griffith - An optimistic--but realistic and feasible--action plan for fighting climate change while creating new jobs and a healthier environment: electrify everything. Climate change is a planetary emergency. We … Continue reading ‘Electrify Everything’ by Saul Griffith – electrification and abundance –

SCIENCE natural, physics, quantum – consciousness, self, agency – philosophy of,

see also >agency / identity - consciouness - free will - persona - positioning - socialisation quantamagazine.com 8-2-2022 New Map of Meaning in the Brain Changes Ideas About Memory -Researchers have mapped hundreds of semantic categories to the tiny bits of the cortex that represent them in our thoughts and perceptions. What they discovered might … Continue reading SCIENCE natural, physics, quantum – consciousness, self, agency – philosophy of,

participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

contents selection, participation, representationparticipation - debate, deliberationcollective intentionality - researchreal existing democracy selection/participation/representation swiki/sortition - In governance, sortition (also known as selection by lottery, selection by lot, allotment, demarchy, stochocracy, aleatoric democracy and lottocracy) is the selection of political officials as a random sample from a larger pool of candidates.[1] Sortition is generally used for … Continue reading participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – epistemic practices

Post Pandemic

see also DeGrowth-auf-deutschDeGrowthDe-Growth – Post Growth – Post WachstumGrowth! What growth?GDPeco crisisclimate crisis energysustainabilityresources academia.edu ggm/pdf 2020 Figuring out how to live in a post-pandemic world by Christopher Ryan Maboloc This investigation looks into important questions in a post-pandemic world. Humans are resilient beings who have overcome great catastrophes in the past. In this Covid-19 pandemic, … Continue reading Post Pandemic

direct finance, guaranteed income, UBI

direct finance, postive money, UBI Frances Coppola ,Annie Lowrey, Guy Standing,

money MARKETS now and then – asset prices – capitalisation – valuation

Land&Wine? – Re-Evaluation Reversals Renegotiated markets- updated article here GM/post/caw 2-2022 Techno Crash to Land on Wine? Who says US rates will go up for real? Maybe the Fed’s endlessly extended expectation will do. No real rise yet but there has been worried talk of liquidity problems all along. Bears may gasp for breath as … Continue reading money MARKETS now and then – asset prices – capitalisation – valuation

housing -inequality, land, property, renting, rentier-capitalism

>inequality,inflation, housing, wages mishtalk.com 15-4-2022 Housing Affordability Declines Nearly 23 Percent In Less Than a Year - by Mish .."...The NAR defines affordable as the degree to which a typical family can afford the monthly mortgage payments on a typical home. (affordability calculation here) ... The US Housing Affordability Index has moved down to its … Continue reading housing -inequality, land, property, renting, rentier-capitalism

employment, jobs, labour, work

>employment, jobs, labour, work <positioning<agency >work/life balance, flexible, precarious, rights guardian.com 1-5-2022 In the name of job flexibility, ‘Uberisation’ is spreading its tentacles across society - From health workers to beauticians, cleaners to academics, the erosion of our rights at work is setting us back a hundred years - by Kenan Malik work>work ethic, ambition, … Continue reading employment, jobs, labour, work

Updates

“Greenwash? It’s the new whitener for Suits!” 5-22 businessinsider - Market Headed for Near-Biblical Reckoning in Summer from Hell 5-22 guardian - Inequality Dangerously Mis-Explained? Steven Poole reviews Oded Galor 16-2-22 bloomberg - Fund Managers Jump Into ESG Biodiversity Niche 16-5-22 Davis Kedrosky-The New Historical Economics-What does it do? Who is it for? 15-5-22 DieZeit … Continue reading Updates

agency / identity – consciouness – free will – persona – positioning – socialisation

gaia0geld >agency- consciouness, cognition, free will - persona - self, ID - socialisation- education, parenting, positioning- gender see also > SCIENCE natural, physics, quantum – consciousness, self, agency – philosophy of, >agency, consciousness, attention – work > philosophy/ phenomenology vimeo.com Notes From Someone Else's Lecture - A consciously playfully look at intentionality and experience at … Continue reading agency / identity – consciouness – free will – persona – positioning – socialisation

Digital Money News – updates and articles on CBDCs, monetary politics and state digital currencies

Wozu ein digitaler Euro, Dollar oder Yuan? fragt Die Zeit - Monetary-fiscal interactions on the way out of the crisis by Fabio Panetta

Neo-Lithic

It's just the Paparazzo again... see also > History – ancient to classic advances.sciencemag.org 2020 The Neolithic transition, which broadly describes the shift from foraging to farming, is one of the most important events in human history. In western Eurasia, the Neolithic way of life has been shown to spread westward from the northern Levant … Continue reading Neo-Lithic

PHILOSOPHY – history of thought

Anglo-Analytic-Philosophy Classical-PhilosophyContinental-PhilosophyHistory-of-IdeasMoral-Practical-Philosophy-Ethics general updates 5-2022 https://iai.tv/articles/the-return-of-metaphysics-russell-and-realism-auid-2124 The Return of Metaphysics: Russell and Realism - Analytic philosophy's realist revolt and its limits Fraser MacBride - Editor of the Monist and author of On the Genealogy of Universals: The Metaphysical Origins of Analytic Philosophy (Oxford, 2018). Bertrand Russell and G.E. Moore saw their revolt against Hegelian idealism, … Continue reading PHILOSOPHY – history of thought

Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?

greenwashing - updatessee alsoclimate crisis ESG’s, green finance + investmentVorsprung durch Grünwaschensustainability Not exactly. It’s not new. And it’s a lot bigger. Greenwash Guy Pearse 2012 The trillions involved are likely to dwarf the entire history of money laundering. Dig into the numbers below. But lets look on the bright sunny core of greenwashing. Unlike money … Continue reading Is Greenwashing the New Money Laundering?