The vital link between human activities and the environment underscores the need to recognize nature's intrinsic value for our survival. I would like to conclude this write-up with a Cree Indian proverb that succinctly captures this essence: "Only when the last tree is cut, the last fish caught, and the last stream poisoned will we realize we cannot eat money."

Capitalism’s Triple Crisis

April 2, 2020 09:18 am

LONDON – Capitalism is facing at least three major crises. A pandemic-induced health crisis has rapidly ignited an economic crisis with yet unknown consequences for financial stability, and all of this is playing out against the backdrop of a climate crisis that cannot be addressed by “business as usual.” Until just two months ago, the news media were full of frightening images of overwhelmed firefighters, not overwhelmed health-care providers.