A game of impossible objects

A game of impossible objects

At least for the last several decades, since the fall of the USSR, modern capitalism has been the only game in town, the dominant structure of production. Thatcher and Zizek taught us about TINA; traditional socialist parties across Europe have remodeled themselves to...
Crash or Smash

Crash or Smash

Seven years after the onset of the global financial crisis, when it was widely said that orthodox economic thinking had failed and should change, it is evident that any such changes have been far from decisive. Some would say it looks pretty much like business as...
Economics is destiny

Economics is destiny

Get it wrong: People revolt, ecosystems collapse, empires fall. Get it right—even for a brief moment: A surge of optimism, creativity and enlightenment pulses throughout the land. After sixty boom years, it looks as though the world’s economic destiny is taking a...
Rethinking ECON: Steve Keen

Rethinking ECON: Steve Keen

Adbusters: Professor Keen, if you were a student of economics right now, what would you do? What advice do you have for young people entering the field? Steve Keen: Well the very first thing is come and study with me in Kingston. There’s Goldsmith in London as well as...
The light at the end of the world:

The light at the end of the world:

Canada’s Lax Kw’alaams Band Council’s rejection of a billion dollar proposal points to a new kind of economics. In May 2015 members of the Lax Kw’alaams Band Council rejected a 1.15 billion dollar proposal from Pacific Northwest LNG to construct a pipeline, refinery...