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Spaceship Earth Economy: Boulding’s lesson on sharing the planet (by Natalia Britto dos Santos)

Kenneth E. Boulding (1910-1993) was a British economist, educator, systems scientist and interdisciplinary philosopher. He graduated from Oxford University and was granted US citizenship in 1948. During his career, he was a faculty member at Universities in both the UK (University of Edinburgh) and the US (Colgate University, […]

 NY Resolution – Revisiting the Statue of Liberty (by Karan Kumar)

The plaque at the base of The Statue of Liberty reads as follows: “Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, The wretched refuse of your teeming shore. Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me, I lift my lamp beside the golden door!” […]

Why we’re not going to Mars (by Timothy Crownshaw)

There are many misconceptions and popular expectations of science, industry and progress which haunt our cultural consciousness. These often manifest as a relentless anticipation for new human endeavours and technologies, fulfilling a wide range of imagined needs. Each of these is supposedly arriving any day now. At present, […]

Boulding’s Vision Gives Us Hope for the Future !

Because it is a New Year and we are wanting for a little hope and inspiration in an atmosphere of uncertainty and conflict, we post a poem written by Peter A. Victor that was originally published when this eminent Ecological Economist was presented the Kenneth E. Boulding Memorial Award in 2014. […]