A fateful meeting between economist Friedrich von Hayek and British the industrial chicken farmer Antony Fisher had lasting consequences—including for the debate about climate change policy. BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
Hayek achieved his dream of becoming a university academic - but could he really challenge the intellectual prowess and political influence of the master John Maynard Keynes? BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
Hayek is the intellectual inspiration for neoliberal think tanks and their war against Socialism, government regulation and, today, the European Union. But are these tankers really faithful to his ideas? BRENDAN MONTAGUE investigates
We are living through a period of profound political transformation, says JONATHAN BARTLEY, co-leader of the Green Party. He argues that the neoliberalism model is broken and that placing value on individual interest over the good of the many is not the political system people want
If we want to see sustained collective action, we must work to uncover the stories that bind us and call us to care in the first place -- after all, the ‘corporations’ that we attack our also our neighbours. Nature Editor ELIZABETH WAINWRIGHT reflects on the false dichotomy of ‘us vs them’, and ‘individual vs collective’ action in responding to the climate crisis.
The alternatives to neoliberalism - including a new community type of agriculture and community-owned green energy, local currencies, peer-to-peer networks and a sharing economy - are already here and unfolding right now. All we need is a revolution writes NICK MEYNEN