Are we able to rethink ourselves?. The global warming debate keeps on popping in and out of our news headlines. It involves us all, yet not all of us are involved. Why?
It's time for change, real change. The race to the bottom in terms of economics is one for attaining the lowest cost, whilst retaining or increasing the highest margin of profit. Who is profiting from this race and at whose expense? Is it sustainable? What forces drive the race?
Should we believe the hype or take issue with it?. Credit rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has downgraded South Africa's rating to 'junk' status, as the country's currency continued to slide following a major cabinet reshuffle. Let's discuss the value and merits of being labeled 'junk'.
Privatizing the profits, socializing the losses. The added complexity of markets requires not only specialized skills but also fine-tuned morals from the people involved. When the profits are privatized and the losses are socialized, you should know something is wrong.