Too Good to Waste: How the Circular Economy Is Reshaping Consumption

a pile of lego pieces

By: Michael McQueen

Within a society driven by capitalist aims – efficiency, accumulation, profits – the endless innovation of new products is a worthy practice. Keeping consumers keen for new products is key, and so the clever marketing, regular new releases and planned obsolescence begin. After all, why would a customer buy a new product if they are satisfied with what they have? Continue reading “Too Good to Waste: How the Circular Economy Is Reshaping Consumption”

Cashing In: What Blockchain Will Mean For Our Dollars and Cents

a pile of gold and silver coins representing different cryptocurrency

By: Michael McQueen

Blockchain has steadily grown in popularity over the last couple of years. Bitcoin’s value soared over 70% in 2020 and is projected to reach a price of US$66,000 by the end of this year. With low transaction fees, limited institutional involvement, and ease of use, blockchain presents an attractive opportunity for spenders across the world. But what will this new currency mean for the future of our notes and coins? Continue reading “Cashing In: What Blockchain Will Mean For Our Dollars and Cents”