Category: Social and Self-Help

Why We Need Money; How Dunbar’s Number Makes it Inevitable

The idea of money is something that we are all familiar with. It’s a part of our daily lives and we couldn’t survive without it – but why? When humans lived in small tribes, they knew everyone, knew what to expect from everyone, held each other accountable and knew to what extent they could trust […]

Things Are Changing Fast; Is It On Purpose?

In the last few years, many have been crying foul when it comes to the Western world’s political and economic actions. A growing number of people around the globe, including political leaders, have been voicing concerns that a “Great Reset” is being crafted, and done so in a way that would make Machiavelli proud. In […]

Looking at the Stakeholder Economy: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

In recent years, the idea of the stakeholder economy has gained significant traction, particularly in response to the shortcomings of traditional shareholder-centric models. Advocates argue that the stakeholder economy prioritizes the needs and interests of all stakeholders involved in a business, including employees, customers, communities, and the environment, rather than solely focusing on maximizing profits […]

Finding Triumph in Trials: The ‘Down But Not Out’ Approach

Life’s trials and tribulations can often seem overwhelming, leaving us feeling downtrodden and defeated. However, when we just change our perspective a little and adjust our approach to these challenges, we can discover an unexpected silver lining: the potential for success. This article explores the “Down But Not Out” approach, illustrating how a change in […]

The Plight of the Wage Slave: Surviving on Less than Living Wage

Often compared to chattel slavery, wherein a class of masters directly owns workers as property, wage slavery refers to a system in which an owning class, through its dominion over land and the means of production, coerces workers into selling their labor. Wage slavery and chattel slavery both involve a form of exploitation and control over […]

Have the Ideas of Sustainability and Diversity Become Co-opted?

In an era where businesses are under mounting pressure to perform sustainably and ethically, new buzzwords are continually being introduced into the corporate world. However, the growing trend of companies claiming to align with principles like Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG), and the Green Agenda has been met with skepticism. […]