Stanislas Jourdan


Charles Eisenstein: “We Are Entering The Moment Where Anything Is Possible”

September 18th, 2013 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments


The crisis has just unveiled the core of a long process of awakening and re-exploration of old ideas and values, Charles Eisenstein explains.

Porto, a ghost town in the making

August 18th, 2013 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments


A report from the ground about the housing crisis in Porto.

Will the basic income revolution come from Switzerland?

June 3rd, 2013 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments


With the success of the federal initiative for unconditional basic income, Switzerland may increase the global awareness on the idea of a basic income for all.

Irish prominent crisis watchdog blog quits

May 22nd, 2013 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments


An important irish blog just announced the interruption of the publications.

Occupy Wall Street launches a debt strike

October 27th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

Under the slogan “You are not a loan, you are not alone,” Occupy Wall Street’s  “Strike Debt” group is aiming to inject life into a resistance movement against debt repayment. The operation is gaining worldwide support, and could very well revive the protest movement which was born a year ago. Read more on Global Voices

Basic income: from yesterday’s utopia to reality

September 10th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

I wrote a piece on Report Out Loud about the History of unconditional basic income, its philosophical and economic justifications, along with the current situation of the idea among civil society and politics. You can read this important post (in French) by clicking here.

A quiet bailout of Cypriot banks

May 11th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

The central bank of Cyprus has been discretely bailing out cypriot banks through emergency liquidity assistance operations since september 2011, my analysis reveals. Read it here.

The Icelandic recovery: not a beautiful story

May 10th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

How Iceland managed its financial crisis is often quoted as being a real alternative to the debt crisis in Europe. However, there are a lot of misunderstandings surrounding the icelandic case. I tried to clarify the truth in several posts. Here is a short summarize of what people should understand.

An initiative for an unconditionnal basic income in Switzerland

May 7th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

An initiative to establish a new federal law “For an unconditional basic income” was formally introduced in Switzerland in April. The idea, which consists quite simply of giving a monthly income to all citizens that is neither means-tested nor work-related, has generated commentary throughout the Swiss blogosphere. My review can be read on Global Voices.

What’s all the fuss about futures derivatives on french bonds?

April 12th, 2012 by Stanislas Jourdan | No Comments

A rumor is currently trending in France: Sarkozy would be the instigator of the launch by Eurex of a new market for derivative on French bonds. For some, the move is intended to stimulate market pressure on french debt and thus give credit to austerity speeches. However, these information are highly subject to misunderstandings and fake informations. You can read […]