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

www3.nhk.or.jp/ 2-2022 Japanese scholar looks to Marx's theory to explain pandemic, climate change - by Iwasaki Atsuko 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 … 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 cosmology, physics, life, quantum – philosophy of

see also agency / identity - consciouness - free will - persona - positioning -socialisation phil of science epistemology physics knowledge, nature, quantum bigthink.com 26-1-2023 Einstein’s quantum ghost is here to stay - To Einstein, nature had to be rational. But quantum physics showed us that there was not always a way to make it … Continue reading SCIENCE cosmology, physics, life, quantum – philosophy of

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

contents selection, participation, representation participation - debate, deliberation collective intentionality - research, epistemic theory real existing democracy selection/participation/representation wiki/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] … Continue reading participatory DEMOCRACY – citizens’ assembly – egalitarian representation -random conventions – sortition -epistemic practices

Post Pandemic

see also DeGrowth-auf-deutsch DeGrowth De-Growth – Post Growth – Post Wachstum Growth! What growth? GDP eco crisis climate crisis  energy sustainability resources 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 … 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

Top Investors Expect a Summer from Hell to bring a near-Biblical Reckoning markets - latest updates 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 … Continue reading money MARKETS now and then – asset prices – capitalisation – valuation

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

featured/selected - updates below goodreads - countryfile - oxfordblue - ribaj - thetimes 2019 Who Owns England? - by Guy Shrubsole whoownsengland.org Who owns England? This blog is an attempt to answer that question – one of the most closely-guarded secrets in the thousand-year-old history of this country. Who owns our country matters. It matters … Continue reading housing – land, property, renting – inequality, rentier-capitalism

careers, employment, jobs, labour, wages, work

>employment, jobs, labour, wages, work <positioning <agency see also> productivity forbes.com 30-1-2023 The Real Reasons For Big Tech Layoffs At Google, Microsoft, Meta, And Amazon - by Bernard Marr .Between them, some of the world’s biggest tech companies have collectively laid off more than 150,000 workers in recent months....So, what is the true reason for … Continue reading careers, employment, jobs, labour, wages, work

Updates

ESG? Passé! But bear costumes... 30-1-23 The Real Reasons For Big Tech Layoffs by Bernard Marr 30-1-23 How to spot greenhushing and other types of sophisticated greenwashing 26-1-23 Sustainability: "Mathematics for Humanity" 26-1-23 Oliver Blanchard's Hetero Inflation - The Cause of Stagflation - by Blair Fix 20-1-23 Science won’t ever make philosophy or religion obsolete … Continue reading Updates

Viviana A. Zelizer – sociology of money

Viviana A. Zelizer is the Lloyd Cotsen ’50 Professor of Sociology at Princeton University. She is the author of The Purchase of Intimacy, Pricing the Priceless Child, Economic Lives, Morals and Markets and more see google scholar - sociology.princeton.edu/ viviana-zelizer princeton.edu amazon goodreads 2017 Money Talks: Explaining How Money Really Works - Edited by Nina Bandelj, Frederick F. Wherry, and … Continue reading Viviana A. Zelizer – sociology of money

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

gaia0geld >agency- consciouness, cognition, free will - ID, persona, self - positioning - socialisation, education, parenting - class, gender, race - human nature see also > SCIENCE natural, physics, quantum – consciousness, self, agency – philosophy of mind/body >consciousness mindmatters.ai 4-1-2023 BRAIN SCIENTIST: CONSCIOUSNESS DIDN’T EVOLVE. IT CREATES EVOLUTION - With a tremor in his … Continue reading agency / identity – consciouness – free will – persona – positioning – socialisation, education

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

see also philosophy of science this page non-euro Global Philosophy Anglo-Analytic-Philosophy Classical-Philosophy Continental-Philosophy History-of-Ideas Moral-Practical-Philosophy-Ethics Political Philosophy general updates 1-2023 Western Continental, Existentialism, Phenomenology, Experiential aeon.co/ 1-2023 Forgotten existentialist - Sartre gets much of the credit for existentialism. Karl Jaspers not only preceded him, but offered a way out of despair - by Deborah Casewell … Continue reading PHILOSOPHY – history of thought