The Corruption of Capitalism

Neo-liberal thinkers used to deride the State enterprise. They claimed a Government could conjure up a sand-shortage in desert. Maybe. Nowadays we have a weight of evidence to testify to what happens when you take such platitudes too much to … Continue reading

“Climate Change Denial” by Haydn Washington & John Cook

ISBN 978-1-84971-336-8. “Climate Change Denial – Heads in the Sand” by Haydn Washington & John Cook was published in 2011 by Earthscan. 2011 seems a lifetime ago. The book was written around the time of the Copenhagen Climate Change conference. Yet this remains … Continue reading

“The Spirit Level” by Richard Wilkinson & Kate Pickett

ISBN 978-0-241-95429-4. “The Spirit Level – Why Equality is Better for Everyone” written by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Picket was published by Penguin with new postscript in 2010 (originally by Allen Lane in 2009). The authors are both Professors of Epidemiology … Continue reading

Patricia A. McAnany & Norman Yoffee “Questioning Collapse”

ISNB 978-0-521-73366-3. “Questioning Collapse – Human Resilience, Ecological Vulnerability and the Aftermath of Empire” edited by Patricia A. McAnany & Norman Yoffee was published by Cambridge University Press in 2010. The paperback is 374 pages long including a list of … Continue reading