Tag Archives: David Erdal

Social injustice is killing on a grand scale

Praise where praise is due.  I have previously criticised the BBC for its championing of GM and for offering a Pinochet-apologist a platform for his obnoxious views without challenging them. Now I must praise the BBC for hosting Professor Sir … Continue reading

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What’s the truth about taxing the wealthy? Eleven things you should know.

UPDATE, 18 October 2016. This article has appeared on Al Jazeera: US elections: The rich can’t be trusted with money. The more they have, the more they screw up. I highly recommend it. Introduction One hideous neoliberal party forced to throw … Continue reading

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Thank you, SNP. Now here’s our vision…

Thank you, but… Thank you for bringing us this far, SNP. Thank you for bringing us to the point at which the people of Scotland can decide their own destiny for the first time in centuries. Thank you for your … Continue reading

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Tax breaks for “job-creators”? Toolkit for busting this and other neoliberal myths.

*Update 28 June 2017*: This handy guide nicely debunks capitalist myths: ‘Lies That Capitalists Tell Us‘. Poor-hating bigotry peddled by tabloids Everything below I have mentioned repeatedly on this blog and/or my Facebook account.   I thought it was time for … Continue reading

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Work for many feels like rape/prostitution, but it needn’t be this way! Inspiring talk on employee-ownership.

In a highly entertaining and thought-provoking short talk given at the TEDx event in Glasgow in 2012, which I was privileged to attend, David Erdal championed employee-ownership, pointing out the multiple advantages of this business model. You can watch a … Continue reading

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Ten questions for election candidates

Scottish Local Government elections will take place on 3 May 2012. With this in mind I am suggesting that Occupy Edinburgh asks candidates some or all of the following questions and the answers used to decide which candidates to endorse. … Continue reading

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Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working – please read this terrific book!

I have just reviewed David Erdal’s Beyond the Corporation, Humanity Working for Bella Caledonia.  Please read the review on the Bella Caledonia website or read the illustrated version below.  I hope you will then read the book! An End to … Continue reading

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