Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ten propositions on the climate crisis

Canadian Dimension editor Cy Gonick identifies key challenges facing the climate emergency movement Cy Gonick, CD’s Publisher and Coordinating Editor, made the following comments during a panel discussion on “Greening the Economy,” at the Cochabamba+1 conference in Montréal, April 16, … Continue reading

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Slow Money – by Wayne Roberts

A lot of people blame fast buck artists for bringing on the 2008 economic crash, but few have yet looked to slow money artistry to get the economy moving in a better direction. For social investment promoter Woody Tasch, however, … Continue reading

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The tar sands civil disobediance action has begun

It all began with a public letter (co-written by political figures, farmers, environmental activists, Indigenous leaders, and scientists) urging what is being described as the largest act of civil disobedience for the climate ever launched in North America. The mission … Continue reading

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Their numbers need to be thinned!

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The Fukushima Syndrome: A choice between truth or violence

by Elisabeth Peredo Beltrán, Solon Foundation, La Paz, Bolivia The planet is changing dramatically in a way that is “not natural”… When we talk about “human intervention”, it implies that we all impact on the planet. This is almost a … Continue reading

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Great recession causes record high wealth gaps between whites, blacks, hispanics

Most of my postings to this blog are about degrowth issues. However, the unrest in London and the uniform mainstream media portrayal of all young people as hoodlums and the breakdown of social order as a problem of the family … Continue reading

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Vandana Shiva speaks about the lunacy of economic growth

In this Youtube video of Vandana Shiva’s opening address to the Attac Germany Beyond Growth Congress in Berlin, 20 May 2011, she makes a powerful intervention about the way in which growth in India is rooted in a host of … Continue reading

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