UN Warns of Global Collapse: So How Can We Prevent It?
By Roar Bjonnes In a recent report, the UN comes with a stark warning: The global capitalist system is on the verge of collapse. Those are the dire implications of a new scientific paper prepared by a group of Finnish biophysicists. The team from the BIOS Research Unit in Finland was asked to provide research
Economic Democracy Seminar Held in New Delhi
A lively seminar on the theme of Economic Democracy was organized by Proutist Forum on 7th October at the Nehru Yuva Kendra in New Delhi. 130 participants attended the presentations and discussions which lasted more than four hours. As a result of the program requests came to arrange similar programs and presentations on Prout in
PROUT Norway marches for the promotion of local fodder in agriculture
Report by Ole Morten Lyng with Edvard Mogstad On Saturday, 29th September PROUT Norge (Prout Norway) participated in the demonstration they had catalyzed to raise consciousness about the import of soy from Brazil as feed for livestock and fisheries. Approximately 100 participants gathered including members and activists from LAG (Latin American Groups of Norway), NU
Making the Unthinkable the New Norm
If a politician a few years ago had been overheard saying that he could get away with touching a woman’s private parts because he was famous, that would have made him unelectable. Not any longer.
How the Democrats Handed Trump the White House
Today, almost two years after Donald Trump became the 45th President of the USA, many ask themselves these questions: Why did white blue collar workers—who have very little in common with the super-rich—vote for a real-estate tycoon like Donald Trump?
The Bank that Broke Britain
Book review by T. Shanks Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank that Broke Britain, by journalist Ian Fraser, is the story of the rise, collapse and bailout of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS), at one time one of the world’s largest banks. While this narrative is the main focus of the book, it is about
It’s Time to Grow a New Economy
In the new book Growing a New Economy: Beyond Crisis Capitalism and Environmental Destruction authors Roar Bjonnes and Caroline Hargreaves present a compelling case for the current predicament humanity is facing: the environmental crisis, the authors claim, cannot be fixed until we also fix our economic crisis.
Global Reality Check: How Is Our Planet Actually Doing?
California is going up in smoke. Scandinavia, which includes some of the coldest countries on the planet, has been hotter and dryer this summer than ever before. One billion people are living in extreme poverty, while the rest are using up non-renewable resources at an unprecedented rate…
Wait No More! Global Warming is here
It is not uncommon to encounter people in the United States believing that ice bears roam the streets of Stockholm. If they actually did, these polar bears would have had an uncomfortable last few months, with summer temperatures exceeding 30° Centigrade and relative humidity reaching 92%.
Free Trade, Protectionism and Proutist Trade
James Quilligan July 1, 2018 Introduction This narrative suggests how Proutist Trade can be explained in today’s world by comparing and contrasting it with Free Trade and Protectionism. The article describes (1) how global free trade has succeeded and failed during the past seventy years;