The Dynamics of Transformation

“American superpower,” “the greatest power in history,” or, more recently, “America first” have become part of American political values. What about constitutional democracy?

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Nurture Human Nature

Classical economists have relied on the model of physics to reach predictability, which led them to depict a “rational economic man.” Contemporary studies reveal a very different picture of our economic behavior.

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Secrets of the Good Life

Should economic growth be equated to social progress and happiness? Picture of three young black and seemingly poor girls smiling.

Can growth be equated to progress? Data show that it is not GDP growth by itself that improves people’s lives but how money is distributed, notably through investing in public infrastructures.

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See the Big Picture

“All the world’s a stage,” said Shakespeare. Along with a new role for Market and State, new characters such as Household, Commons, Society, and Earth are required on stage in the 21st-century economics’ play.

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The Answer to Climate Change is Democracy

Climate change signs the failure of the “free market” ideology. In the transition from old neoliberal individualism to an economy embedded in people and nature’s shared destiny, a new intelligence of democracy is key.

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Revisiting the War on Terror

Putin’s invasion of Ukraine is part of his all-out war on democracy. Yet, deciphering today the “War on Terror” narrative reveals democracy as no more than a PR gimmick for the corporatocratic regime ruling the United States.

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Why Regenerative Economics is the Future

Mechanistic and detached from life’s creative web of interactions, the conventional model of economic development is failing our societies on all counts. What would an organic view of the economy look like?

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