BITS & BRIEFS: Economics and nature //  Fair taxation // Land-backed currency // Post-growth economy // Life and death in India

Ditch the belief that economics is about mechanical rules; Work with, not against, nature’s resources — by Prof. Kate Raworth

Neither inequality nor suffrage nor globalization influenced tax rates; But perceptions about what is a fair tax system — argues Prof. Julia Ott 

> History of money and revolution: An attempt to create a land-backed currency in the 1790s France — a podcast with Prof. Rebecca Spang 

Organizing for the Post-Growth economy: a special (open-access) issue of Ephemera on critical and creative thinking on growth and sustainability 

Urban poverty, hard labour, and pervasive corruption: a review of two interesting books on life and death in India — by Prof. Emma Tarlo

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