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The Automation Revolution; An Emergent Social Consciousness

There is, and has been for the last decade, a new social consciousness emerging from within our species which embraces automation. A consciousness …

Road Safety

We'll Run Out of Oil in 40 Years and We Have No Plan

We use oil – crude, fossilised sunlight, at an obscene rate and there is no way we can support seven billion people on this planet without it.<p>We are …

Oil

The High Cost of Automated Electric Vehicles - Social Rebirth

The robots are on the way in and our jobs are on the way out. Machine automation is on the verge of rapidly displacing many thousands of jobs …

Employment

Why I Advocate for Fundamental Social Change

I advocate for fundamental social change because I want our species to have a future. Even in the face of insurmountable evidence to the contrary I …

Social Media

To Vote for Change, Change Your Vote

Well America it is almost time to vote, you have a big choice in front of you. You can support the establishment and vote for Trump or you can …

Middle-class

Why We Should be Socially Efficient Not Self Sufficient

There is an idea in the world that we need to be self sufficient. That we can not expect people to produce everything for us and we need to produce …

Sustainability

The Elite Only Have the Power We Give Them

The rich elite won’t let us change anything, or so the argument goes when proposing a resource based economy. There tends to be a fall back …

Mainstream Media

Who an Automated Car Should Kill is the Wrong Question

The Trolley Problem, a thought experiment in ethics presented in 1967 by Philippa Foot, is a way of testing if our judgements are utilitarian. The …

Tractor-Trailer

Our Refusal to Acknowledge the Real Problems is Destroying Everything

People are products of their environments, our behaviour is subject to the influences of our social and physical environment. Look at what our …

Rainforests

How Nationalism is Obsolete

Our planet, Earth… Home.<p>Everything on and within it are interconnected and in a symbiotic relationship with each other, people are part of a greater …

Foreign Policy

3D Printing; Prospects and Pitfalls

In home printing of consumer goods could be much closer to becoming a reality than many of us appreciate and it may very well be devastating for our …

Manufacturing Sector

Vertical Farms Can Feed the World

There is no need for anyone to be suffering malnourishment. We can feed more than ten billion people on our planet using vertical farms.<p>001 by Filipe …

Aquaponics

Rising Fuel Prices Are Good in a Consumption Based Economy

Our economy is destroying the planet, increasing fuel prices can stem the tide of devastation.<p>Steadily increasing petrol/diesel prices in our economy …

Economics

The Unemployed Represent The Failure of our Economies

In western cultures it is all too easy to finger point and rail on the unemployed. It is not uncommon to come across people with a poor opinion of …

Economics

Why Voting is an Exercise in Futility

“If voting changed anything, they’d make it illegal.”<br>Emma Goldman<p>Voting has not always been a pointless exercise, there was certainly a time when it …

Julie Bishop

From the Ashes of Capitalism

Economics

A Growth Economy is an Anti-Economy

Economic inequality, diminishing global resources, environmental degradation, biodiversity loss, the list of global societal issues is extensive. …

Economics

A World Without Debt

Our banking system perpetuates debt which can not only never be paid in full, but is in fact constantly expanding.<p>This perpetual debt system is …

Economics

Society Struggling with Emergent Economic Understandings

How the Environment Plays a Pivotal Role in Human Development

Twenty-three year old Oxana Malaya is a very confronting case and point when it comes to how our environment plays a key role in our human …

Neuroscience

Why a Basic Income Matters in System Transition

In an article titled “Money to Resource Based Economics: Step By Step” we gave an outline for how we could transition out of a monetary system and …

Income Inequality

Money to Resource Based Economics: Step By Step

Transition away from monetary economics to a resource based economy will be a multi-step process. It will require a significant shift in the way we …

Universal Basic Income

A Dysfunctional System Creates Dysfunctional People

It has become an almost mainstream view that it is us, the ninety-nine percent, vs. them, the one percent. While on the surface that would very much …

Mark Twain

Our Social Model Is Changeable

Money, or any abstract medium of exchange, by its very nature creates a stratified society based primarily on purchasing power, generating structural …

Profit

A Planet Devastated by The Age of Waste

The most important thing happening on our planet today, shock horror, has nothing to do with a sports team or an election. I know it is hard to …

Sea Level

The Status Quo and Slavery on Planet Earth

We are all slaves to our economic system; money restricts freedoms, it does not give us access to products and services it restricts access to them. …

CC BY-SA

A More Intelligent Economic Model

Politicians and the business community at large would have us believe that the problems in our economy are a result of poor business confidence and …

Economics

Poison in the Plastic Soup

Seventy-one percent of the surface of our home planet, Earth, is covered by water. This water creates our global ocean systems and is essential for …

Pollution

Understanding Population Limits

Plastic Beach by Ravi Khemka CC BY 2.0<p><i>“If we don’t halt population growth with justice and compassion, it will be done for us by nature, brutally and</i> …