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  • ‘Footprint Justice’ and ‘Fair Earth Shares’ is getting more attention

    ‘Footprint Justice’ and ‘Fair Earth Shares’ is getting more attention

    September 7, 2021

    The campaign for ‘Footprint Justice’ is gathering momentum with a call for UN member states to investigate the legal implications of enshrining a ‘Fair Earth Share’ as a human right. The following article explains the latest developments, by Jan Juffermans of the Dutch Platform Fair and Green Economy.

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  • UK petition demands a shift to a Wellbeing Economy

    UK petition demands a shift to a Wellbeing Economy

    May 27, 2021

    A petition campaign is underway in the UK, demanding that the government at Westminster prioritises a shift to a Wellbeing Economy.

    Launched by Brighton campaigner Laura Sharples, the petition seeks to garner 100,000 signatures by September so that the need for a Wellbeing Economy will be debated in Parliament.

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  • Australian Universities as Anchors-in-Place: A Yunus Centre Provocation

    Australian Universities as Anchors-in-Place: A Yunus Centre Provocation

    February 11, 2021

    This important provocation from the Yunus Centre outlines the special responsibility that Universities have, as major players in the economic and social fabric of the communities and places of which they are part, to create opportunity and drive inclusive growth strategies. It details practical strategies that all Australian universities could embrace right now as they ...

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New Economy Journal

In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation

In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation

Kelsey Buchanan

In University Education as in Many Other Industries, COVID-19 is a Crisis of Casualisation
For anyone with an interest in the higher education system today, the anxiety is palpable. The ‘Job-Ready Graduates’ package has passed the Senate while universities, instead of speaking out, seemed content to bargain with the government and trade off affordable higher education for negligible promises of extra student places or...

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Colonial Conservation: The UN proposes the “biggest land grab in history”

Colonial Conservation: The UN proposes the “biggest land grab in history”

Duncan Wallace

Colonial Conservation: The UN proposes the “biggest land grab in history”
Survival International, an NGO that champions tribal peoples around the world, has issued a warning about a proposed UN plan to protect 30 percent of the planet by 2030. At the next Convention on Biological Diversity summit, world leaders plan to agree on turning 30% of the Earth into “Protected...

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On Unemployment

On Unemployment

Gavin Tang

On Unemployment
Many people think of unemployment pretty much as mainstream economists and the government would have us think about it – that it is a statistical number of people looking for work according to a rather arbitrary definition set by the government. It is much more than that. The reluctance to...

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