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 close to $200 billion.Credit…Jeenah Moon for The New York Times 28 October […]

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 lot of assumptions were made about how people behave. Many of those […]

‘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 are six things we can do now. 21 June 2021 | Ilan […]