ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

Articles By Ahmet Öncü

The Calling of Regeneration

Situated at the intersection of sociology, economics, philosophy, and ethics, the article illuminates the urgent choices facing society amid stark global challenges such as poverty and misinformation. It contrasts the utopian promise of “innovation for regeneration” with the darker reality of “disruptive innovation,” represented metaphorically by the global arms race. Drawing from a broad range of theories—including sustainable development, existentialist philosophy, and conflict theory—the article explores the complex socio-economic and ethical dimensions of
these choices.

Debt, Wealth and Climate

Based on the German Currency Reform of 1948 and the “Modern Debt Jubilee” of Steve Keen, a globally coordinated orderly debt deleveraging mechanism is proposed to address the global debt overhang problem is proposed. Since the global debt overhang and lack of sufficient climate finance flows are interconnected, Climate Authorities are added to the mechanism to discuss how this may help to improve the situation is discussed.