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Building an Economy Beyond Consumerism

Katherine Trebeck, Global Research Policy Adviser, Oxfam GB The starting point: a flawed economic model? It seems we are now entering a period of diminishing marginal benefit – if not increasing harm – from the sort of growth currently sought by most mainstream political parties and media. In most advanced industrial countries median wages have stagnated

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Report on Constituting Democracy

By Assemblies for Democracy: “Our democracy would look like a creeping, crypto-oligarchy to the ancient Greeks – and many today may be coming to a similar conclusion.” Paul Cartledge, Professor of Greek Culture, Cambridge. Reconstituting British democracy, a personal account by Dr Chris Forman, of the “Constituting Democracy” event organised by Assemblies for Democracy. On