Negative interest rates, the rise of cryptocurrencies, low volatility, record global debt … what’s happening in the world economy, and should we be concerned? Last year, Paul Mills gave a lecture explaining the state of the world economy, and exploring how we should look at economics relationally.
The Financial Reporting Council published Proposed Revisions to the UK Corporate Governance Code in December 2017. The document you can download below sets out the
“Nothing dictates the future as ruthlessly as established thought. The most effective way to change the future is to create a new way of thinking.”
An excerpt from Tim Montgomerie’s assessment of the impact made by Michael Schluter, untiring advocate of an alternative to the materialism of Left and Right. The Jubilee Centre and its leader – Michal Schluter – offered something different. Something that found comprehensive expression in the book he co-wrote with David
Economist Paul Mills gave a remarkable speech at the annual conference of the Relational Thinking Network in Cambridge at the end of September. He examined a range of subjects, offering “relational solutions” to global financial instability. It was fascinating to see the connections made between seemingly unrelated matters, showing that
Individualism and the near global preoccupation with the self and the interests of the self is increasingly becoming the norm everywhere. This norm is an abnormality. It is destroying the foundations of what makes life meaningful, and long lasting human relations and fulfilment possible. From time immemorial humanity has been
He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that. John Stuart Mill Orlando now joins San Bernardino, Paris, Fort Hood and many others. Attempts to understand these atrocities focus on the ideology and theology of the killers – issues around ISIS, radical Islam, and hate
The debate concerning Brexit, whether Britain should leave the EU, has well and truly begun. The Financial Times has published a short debate over the issue, between the Labour politican Peter Mandelson and Conservative MEP Daniel Hannan. During the debate, Daniel Hannan, arguing for Brexit, says that geographical proximity has never mattered
The World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Davos began this week and runs until Saturday 23rd. It brings together some 2,500 top business and political leaders, as well as some selected intellectuals, journalists and the occasional celebrity. Prior to this year’s forum, Klaus Schwab, the founder of the World Economic Forum, argued that we
Enemy: it is the ascending relationship of our time. Terrorism, a Presidential election, and racial strife are but some of the forces that propel “enemy” as today’s hot stock in a turbulent relationship marketplace. The list of enemies seems to grow endlessly…Increasingly we are defined by the enemies we hate.
With the migrant crisis in Europe continuing, and leaders debating about what is to be done, it has been stated recently, by the UN, that the number of forcibly displaced people worldwide will “far surpass” a record 60 million a year. This issue is not going to go away. It