Category: Facing the 2020’s

Meet, Talk (Part 2)… and Make Connections

May 09 2013

How best can the Men Beyond 50 Network speak up about our common needs and gifts? How can our voice reach a wider audience? One part of the answer is to focus on creating a face to face network and events that meets the specific interests and specific concerns of older men, including around lifeskills, …Read the full article

FutureScapes Scenarios for 2025

Jul 31 2012

FutureScapes is a recent collaboration of Forum for the Future a leading UK sustainability charity and Sony.  Their late 2011 report is available as a free download, but is work in progress, with public and organisations invited to join in its future evolution. This work is not a prediction, but it is an interesting set of …Read the full article

Greek debt crisis – questions – Guest Blog by Konstantinos Todoulos

Jun 01 2012

This guest blog, written by Konstantinos Todoulos, originally posted on the Jubilee Debt Campaign website, offers an impressively clear picture of the real story behind the Greek debt crisis. With the Greek debt crisis still dominating the headlines, Konstantinos Todoulos answers 5 frequently asked questions. “The Greek crisis is the result of trying to shield …Read the full article

Capitalism at Risk: Joseph Bower. Even big business feels the need for change

May 25 2012

It takes four hours by bus and train from my home in Bridport to central London.  The first time I’ve gone to London just for an evening was to hear Joseph Bower speak about his book, and see the response.  It was worth it. Professor Joseph Bower is a heavyweight at Harvard Business School, sits …Read the full article

Your world is getting smaller

Mar 27 2012

Peak oil is more real and alarming than you want to think! This 2009 book is by Jeff Rubin, who is apparently an independent authority on the oil industry.  He was Chief Economist at CIBC World Markets (a North American investment bank), who is consulted by oil producers, ie he’s not a greenie or militant. …Read the full article