Has overconsumption dissociated us from the products we buy? An exploration of Degrowth

By Francis Forsey In a society where mass consumption fuels day-to-day life, it is easy to become disassociated from the products we buy. UK consumer spending in the 3rd Quarter of 2018 peaked at £336,079 million, a record high since monitoring data began in 1955 (Trading Economics). Capitalism, championed by Western states such as theContinue reading “Has overconsumption dissociated us from the products we buy? An exploration of Degrowth”

The Politics of Climate Change

By Malick Nythern Doucoure In one of his widely acclaimed works – Politics – Aristotle Insists that man is a political animal because man is a social creature with the power of speech and moral reasoning. When contextualised in the world of today, one may argue that man politicises everything, from grammar schools to whatContinue reading “The Politics of Climate Change”

Water: Oil of the 21st Century?

 By Katarina Salaj Water, a natural resource of fundamental importance in sustaining all kinds of life. Something that we take for granted when we take our morning showers, make our favourite pasta or just drink a cup of tea. Population increase, economic prosperity and amplified consumption are just some of the reasons as to why weContinue reading “Water: Oil of the 21st Century?”