Tag Archives: development

Doughnut Economics

How do we shift our economy from a focus on never-ending GDP growth to living within the “Doughnut?” Continue reading

Posted in Books, Environment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A Safe and Just Doughnut

Today’s post is about the doughnut.  I’m not talking about an ordinary sugar-glazed, jam-filled, deep-fried doughnut.  No, this is a safe and just doughnut we can all live in together. If safe and just aren’t the flavors you normally look … Continue reading

Posted in Environment | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Factfulness

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why things Are Better Than We Think By Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund Flatiron Books, New York, 2018 First things first: if you’ve never seen any … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Enlightenment Now

Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism and ProgressBy Steven PinkerViking, New York, 2018 We seem to be living in a time of perpetual crisis. It feels like the whole world is going off the rails. Everything decent seems … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Politics | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments