Posts by Jeremy Leggett


Bigger and Not Better

 The concept of duty is defined in the workplace easily enough with a tightly drafted job description. But that covers only my duty to my employer. What of my duty…

Don’t Crack at the Crunch

If the British Prime Minister were being authentic, he could be leading on an impressive story right now. Those of his core mantras that involve energy, taken together in strategic…

More Bang Than Buck

In recent years, the public has watched as scandals have arrived, like tsunamis, in huge waves. Economies cannot function without healthy banks, yet in the banking crisis of 2008 many…
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Rise Of The Radical

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Issue 28 - Raw
Those who propose alternative ways forward for society often find that if their ideas deviate more than a few degrees from ‘business as usual’, they are dismissed as radical. If…
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Incredible Me

A phase of regeneration in society is an entirely feasible prospect in the times ahead. It could be sparked at the intersection of the three great crises of our times:…

Hold That Horse

Published in

Issue 26 - Naked
Here is a naked truth, as many neuroscientists see it, based on their recent research into how the human mind works both individually and collectively. Groups of humans sink too…

Triple Whammy

field. The climate theme has involved a dramatic reversal of belief systems on the threat of global warming. A PR campaign of malign brilliance has remoulded US public opinion to…

Dancing On The Ceiling

    Governments and businesses are letting people down left, right and centre. They have brought the world to the brink of utter financial disaster by unleashing virtually unregulated trading…