Two stories today illuminate the absurdity of modern-day capitalism, where inequality is so profound that the economy appears broken in two, orbiting in completely different realities from one another. On the one hand, food bank usage in Scotland has more than doubled since the pandemic, up 108 per cent on the year previously according to […]

When the Ayn Rand dystopia becomes real






Deep-set demographic changes across the whole western world bring massive consequences for how we live, yet neither states nor markets are matching these new realities.

Care under capitalism is broken



“Whether our future builds on rediscovered human and ecological values and community connections, as so many hope, will depend on what we do now – not after the pandemic is over, when it will be too late. We don’t want to go back to ‘their normal’, but the alternative might be a whole lot worse.”

Sarah Glynn: After the deluge