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The Prout parliament game

By Sohail InayatullahUNESCO Chair in Futures Studies. Sinayatullah@gmail.com At a socio-spiritual group gathering that advocates the adoption of Prout ideals, I had the chance to experiment with gaming and creating progressive policy futures by running the first Prout parliament game.  The core question was what would the world look like if Prout – as theory

To Tax the Rich or to Cap Wealth, That is the Question

By T. Shanks Ever since the days of Margaret Thatcher and Ronald Reagan, the predominant mantra repeated all over the world has been that tax cuts for the rich are the best way to stimulate the economy. But during the past year, this trend has changed. For the first time in decades, progressive voices are

Market Economy vs Planned Economy

By Maheshvara Pacheco The Cold War era was, in a nutshell, a display of might between two belligerent ideals contending for hegemonic supremacy of the world stage. As we know, it eventually culminated with the swift collapse of the communist colossus in the early 1990s. The system of centralized ownership and planning was an expensive,

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