Category: social contract

Reminder: This is Real Life

You are not alone. The endless manipulation of news is meant to help us forget, once again, that we are living in a world capable of incredibly remarkable…

The global air taxi market to be worth £2.7tr by 2050

Will we end poverty by 2050? Or fix the climate? Or schools? Or housing? Or stop massive military spending? No. But the rich need a fast way to…

Will Millionaire Politicians ever Tax their Billionaire Brethren? No.

You have to love these tax-the-rich ‘investigations.’ The conclusions are always the same: Yes, tax the superrich, but it won’t be easy. Photos: Jeff Bezos’ net worth is…

Human behaviour: what scientists learned about humans during the pandemic

Photo: People haven’t been as irrational during the pandemic as some initially thought. Jennifer M. Mason/Shutterstock 01 July 2021 | Stephen Reicher | The Conversation During the pandemic, a…

‘Natural’ disasters are due to societal failures

Photo: Not everyone finds it equally easy to follow government guidelines. Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA-EFE, FAL The term “natural disaster”: it’s a misnomer. Disasters occur due to societal failures, not nature. Here…

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