Tag Archives: revolution

From foraging to farming: the 10,000-year revolution

The moment when the hunter-gatherers laid down their spears and began farming around 11,000 years ago is often interpreted as one of the most rapid and significant transitions in human history – the ‘Neolithic Revolution’. By producing and storing food, Homo sapiens both mastered the natural world and took the first significant steps towards thousands […] … learn more→

Could there be a revolution in Greece?

So the deal is this: the EU and the IMF have demanded that Greece put in place austerity measures in return for a 130 billion euro bailout. That\’s £110 billion and $170 billion by the way. As the austerity measures in Greece have tightened, so the rate of suicides in the country have escalated, and […] … learn more→