What is ‘cheap’ labor?

  We humans are being called to account. Our system of capitalism – a system that has been built, that could only have been built, entirely on the ability to NOT count for many externalities, such as the cost of Earth to create ‘fossil’ fuels, as well as the cost to release the ‘waste products’ of fossil fuels into the … Read More

Profit and its illusions – who is really profiting and at what price?

Profit – from Latin profectus ‘progress, profit’, from proficere ‘to advance’. We seek as humans to advance. To make progress. This is a healthy impulse. But at what price? And is it acceptable that one person profits at the expense of another? Or of the community? Or the ecosystem? It is only in the last 60 to 100 years that … Read More