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Volume 3, Issue 2, Part 1 - May 2017

Globalisation Trapped
Quest for a New Paradigm in Economics - A Synthesis of Views of the New Economics Working Group*
Toward a New Theory of Sustainable Development: Drawing on Insights from Developments in Modern Legal Theory*

João Caraça
The promise of making society progress through the direct applications of science was finally fulfilled in the mid-20th century. Science progressed immensely, propelled by the effects of the two world wars. The first science-based technologies saw the daylight during the 1940s and their transformative power was such that neither the military, nor subsequently the markets, allowed science to return intact to its curiosity-driven nest. Technoscience was born then and (being progressively Read more
Garry Jacobs, Mark Swilling, Winston P. Nagan, Jamie Morgan
The remarkable economic achievements of the past two centuries have cast an illusion of omniscience on the discipline of Economics, which even repeated catastrophic policy failures have still not entirely banished. The gap and disjuncture between prevailing economic wisdom and its effective application to promote human welfare and well-being are enormous and widening rapidly. Read more
Winston P. Nagan, Craig Hammer, Maxat Akhmetkaliyeva
In the light of the countless hours invested in the development of the Sustainable Development Goals—the set of targets and indicators relating to future international human and sustainable development, which replaced the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) at the end of 2015 —by hundreds of the world’s top minds Read more