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Evonomics – transformation

Seven Ways to Transform 21st-Century Economics — and Economists – continued discussion Neoliberalism starts on the simplistic assumptions that (a) people are naturally always competitive and (b) the economy is rational and self correcting. …. It functions through very complex … Continue reading

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Eric’s Facebook – Most profound

To Eric’s facebook post What is the most profound thing that you can think of and say in your own words with 50 words or less? Evolution selects that which survives. Complexity results from new levels of cooperation. Attendant strategies … Continue reading

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Evonomics – Economics beyond current models

Evonomics – Why Economists Have to Embrace Complexity to Avoid Disaster – Steve Keen Microeconomics, macroeconomics and complexity Yes and no. Have been a follower and admirer of Steve’s work for some years. Downloaded his Minsky software and spent a … Continue reading

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On Elon Musk and the role of capitalism

Dan Shared Elon Musk’s video on his facebook page Musk only has part of the problem. He was correct when he said we get what we incentivise. It is our economic system that rewards scarcity over abundance that is the … Continue reading

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Deb’s speculations on our future

#121 – May 1st – I’ve Seen The Future . . . [also on Deb’s facebook page, where the balance of this takes place.] Hi Deb, While there is real risk, and I am not underplaying that risk, I am … Continue reading

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London Futurists – Industrial strategy for a sustainable world, with David Bent

London Futurists – Industrial strategy for a sustainable world, with David Bent David asks a series of questions: • What are the key questions in formulating a pro-sustainability industrial strategy? • What part can industrial strategy play in accelerating the … Continue reading

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Free markets vs planning???

Comment to a friend’s facebook post It’s not that simple Neil, I wish it was. The moment you use the word mandatory, it is no longer entirely private. And I do get that there are dangers in many dimensions of … Continue reading

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