Monthly Archives: October 2012

The Effect and Importance of the Spanish 15M Movement

An interview with Josep Maria Antentas, Professor of Sociology at the Autonomous University of Barcelona The movement born on 15 May 2011 marks a turning point in the social history of the Spanish state. Demonstrations over these two months have … Continue reading

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Peer-to-peer activities and the coming of the commons

This article in the July 2012 issue of Red Pepper is quite relevant to our discussions about degrowth. Michel Bauwens’ article examines how collaborative, commons-based activities (including manufacturing, information and even money) are emerging to challenge capitalism. Hilary Wainwright poses … Continue reading

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Degrowth: The Mauss that roared

Bob Thomson, Paris, 4 October 2012 Many of the processes of economic, political and cultural colonization which have become the accepted doctrines of our Western cultural narrative are rooted in the classical economic ideas of Adam Smith and David Ricardo. … Continue reading

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