"Truth is not what you want it to be; it is what it is and you must
bend to its power or live a lie" - Miyamoto Musashi
16th March 2020 - Our version of capitalism is something the narcissistic writer Ayn Rand would adore but in a headlong rush to hyper-individualism, have we chosen freedom of the individual over the survival of our species… Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by economist and author professor Steve Keen to discuss why Coronavirus has closed capitalism.
It will come as no surprise that a recent poll indicated that economists are amongst the least trusted professionals. They've made blundering mistakes on everything from claiming financial crises can happen to not facing the most obvious recessions.
But all that pales into insignificance when inept economists get involved in modelling climate science. A recession we can recover from, but the breakdown of our planet, we cannot.
Jonathan L Trapman is an author, creative writer and photojournalist who has spent the better part of his 45 odd years in public life, learning from his personal experiences, sharing them, listening to others, whose lives have allowed him to open his own mind to a beauty, even within horror, that is transforming and empowering. His written work endeavors to convey, through true tales and fiction, impressions thus garnered. Dreams and Realities can be purchased (signed by the author if wanted) here.