Global democracy

What is the answer to ending the suffering of the most marginalised people? Our only hope is a ceaseless demand for guaranteeing Article 25 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which could eventually open the door to a global basic income for all, writes Sonja Scherndl.  Most of us are aware of the problems...
A new publication by The Great Transition Initiative provides an inspiring vision of a more equal, vibrant and sustainable civilisation. From STWR’s perspective, all that it lacks is a sufficient focus on the critical needs of the very poorest citizens—which could ultimately forge the global solidarity needed to bring...
A real circular economy would expand the definition of the circular economy to one where its operating system is regenerative not only towards nature, but also people; meaning wealth is equitably circulated and shared. A new report by Sharon Ede explains how relocalising production with not-for-profit business models...
A new paper makes the case that a global billionaire tax is ethical, good for growth, and could solve a lot of the world’s problems - and what’s more, it’s politically viable, explains Josh Hoxie. At the end of Thomas Piketty’s 2013 blockbuster Capital in the Twenty-First Century, the French economist makes a...