GST Original Articles
By Robert Hunziker / 14 March 2021
deforest_drawing.jpg A recent UN Assessment, as of February 26, 2021, regarding progress or lack thereof by the 195 nations to the Paris 2015 climate agreement is starting to look like a big bust. As described in the report, nations are not meeting their voluntary commitments to decrease carbon emissions, especially based upon the Paris ’15 goals to decelerate CO2 emissions of cars, trains, planes and, collectively, the human-generated colossus. (Source: We... Read more
By Priti Gulati Cox / 07 March 2021
img_7388.jpeg The new farm laws will make it more difficult for farmers to earn an income, said R.S. Amaresh, a 65-year-old farmer from Renukapura village in Challakere taluk of Chitradurga district. ‘It is very difficult to survive as a farmer. There is no value for our crop. We have given up hope on agriculture. If it continues like this, a day will come when there will be no farmer.’ — People’s Archive of Rural India [PARI], January 27.
By Don Fitz / 02 March 2021
By Robert Hunziker / 28 February 2021
doughnut_economy.png The rapid rise of Covid-19 has spawned a renaissance in socio-economic thinking about the best way to face the future, as mayors of cities throughout the world search for answers in the face of declining revenues while society demands more urgent help. Eureka! Amsterdam, the Venice of the North, discovers doughnut economics. With a click of fingers, it abandons the major tenets of the neoliberal brand of capitalism’s insatiable thirst for... Read more