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The Ragged University project views economics in sustainable, equitable and local terms. In part it is about exploring what this means and identifying a humanised perspective of people in the ordinary business of everyday life:

  • Jacob Jordaens depiction of Odysseus escaping from the cave of Polyphemus (1635)
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    Action Research: Outputs, Outcomes and the Political Setting
    3rd December 2018
    Economics, Outcomes and Measures, Poverty
    What follows is the section of my action research project analysing the metrics and...
  • Check Out Love Food Hate Waste: http://www.lovefoodhatewaste.com/
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    Foodsharing Edinburgh
    7th July 2015
    Economics, Interesting Projects
    We often hear rhetoric about the need to create more food and manipulate plants...
  • I Daniel Blake
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    Podcast and Annotated Transcript: I Daniel Blake - The Benefit Cuts Debate with Jeane Freeman MSP Social Security Minister, Paul Laverty Screenwriter, and others
    3rd December 2016
    Citizen Journalism, Economics, Poverty, Sociology
    “I am not a client, a customer nor a service user. I am not...
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    Corporate MOTing: Hints and Tips on Interpreting Business Reportage Part One: Annual Reports: What Are They Good For? by Doreen Soutar
    10th May 2016
    Economics
    Mindful consumption is a concept that is increasingly acceptable in the mainstream. We pretty...
  • A Consumption Society by Cartoon Movements
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    Student as Consumer: A Sign of a Global Pathology of Consuming the World
    9th November 2018
    Economics, Education
    The process of transforming the world into products to be consumed is presenting itself...
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    Corporate MOTing: Hints and Tips on Interpreting Business Reportage Part Three: SWOTS, PESTS, and CSR by Doreen Soutar
    26th August 2016
    Economics
    So welcome to part three. A quick recap on the first two parts: if...

 

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