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Economic Behaviour &Globalisation | 16 May 2012

Price-Tag Society

We live in a time when almost everything can be bought and sold. Over the past three decades, markets—and market values—have come to govern our lives as never before. We did not arrive at this condition through any deliberate choice. It is almost as if it came upon us. In What Money Can’t Buy, Michael […]

Economic Behaviour &Globalisation | 24 Apr 2012

An Investor’s Lonely Planet

The  Playwright Arthur Miller once observed, “An era can be said to end when its basic illusions are exhausted.” Most of the illusions that defined the last decade — the notion that global growth had moved to a permanently higher plane, the hope that the Fed (or any central bank) could iron out the highs […]

Globalisation &Thought Provoking | 21 Nov 2010

Life, Money and Illusion

Annie Leonard’s animated Web video has spread her environmental message worldwide to millions of people. The Story of Cap & Trade.. The Story of Cap & Trade is a fast-paced, fact-filled look at the leading climate solution being discussed at Copenhagen and on Capitol Hill. Host Annie Leonard introduces the energy traders and Wall Street […]

Globalisation &Thought Provoking | 31 Aug 2010

Digital Homogenization

The relationship to the world that the modern science fostered and shaped now appears to have exhausted its potential. It is increasingly clear that, strangely, the relationship is missing something. It fails to connect with the most intrinsic nature of reality and with natural human experience. It is now more of a source of disintegration […]

Economic Behaviour &Globalisation | 19 Apr 2010

It’s The Banks, Stupid-And Us, And…

This is an evocative essay by Stuart Kauffman a respected author,  experimental and theoretical biologist, on senseless lunacy of money & greed. Makes us wonder, what kind of a society we  exist in, who makes the rules and how one makes money, without really earning it … How powerless & helpless we have become  as […]

Books &Globalisation | 15 Apr 2010

Market Day

Today, local economies are being destroyed by the “pluralistic,” displaced, global economy, which has no respect for what works in a locality. The global economy is built on the principle that one place can be exploited, even destroyed, for the sake of another place. —Wendell Berry Wish to share – A timeless meditation on art […]

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