Monthly Archives: June 2011

De-Growth – less production, more happiness (June 29, 2011)

Can humans and their economies just grow forever? Politicians always sell us on growth, as do corporations. But our planet is limited in resources, and we are using more than Earth can give. Should we just wait for the great … Continue reading

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Walter Mignolo: The communal and the decolonial

Walter Mignolo http://waltermignolo.com/2009/09/06/the-communal-and-the-decolonial/ In recent years, many on the left, including those in global social movements, have looked towards the ‘pink tide’ in Latin America as a new bastion of hope. We are talking of that wave of countries from … Continue reading

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Leading economist calls fossil fuel expansion a crime against humanity

June 24, 2011 “We need to up the ante for those pursuing business as usual, the relentless expansion of oil and gas infrastructure that is causing these problems and guaranteeing that they will be worse in the future.” by Marc … Continue reading

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IPS: Chinese model showing cracks

LONDON, Jun 23, 2011 (IPS) – The Chinese Communist Party likes claiming credit for the success of the country’s model of steady rule and economic prosperity. But as it prepares to celebrate its 90th birthday on Jul. 1, the party … Continue reading

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