Monthly Archives: February 2013

De-growth Vancouver Event: Can working less slow down climate change ?

Join Degrowth Vancouver on March 6th for a group and panel discussion with David Rosnick,Bill Reese and Tom Walker. David Rosnick recently authored a research paper that is getting a lot of media attention “Reduced Work Hours as a Means … Continue reading

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Scale Implosion: After Ruining America, the Era of Giant Chain Stores Is Over. The promise of rebuilding is here.

February 20, 2013 by James Howard Kunstler Back in the day when big box retail started to explode upon the American landscape like a raging economic scrofula, I attended many a town planning board meeting where the pro and con … Continue reading

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Decolonize the Consumerist Wasteland: Re-imagining a World Beyond Capitalism and Communism

by Arundhati Roy, 19 February 2013, Adbusters Here in India, even in the midst of all the violence and greed, there is still hope. If anyone can do it, we can. We still have a population that has not yet … Continue reading

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Let’s play fantasy economics. Things could really get better

A family-oriented nation of fairness, social justice and mutual ownership? It exists – just not all in one place Andrew Simms, The Observer, Sunday 17 February 2013 Do you grudgingly accept there is no fundamental alternative to how things are, … Continue reading

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Redefining Well-Being: Interview With John Fullerton, Part Two

From Pablo Solon 14/2/13 Solving the systemic crisis of climate change means redefining well-being 2 April 2012 We are in the process of an evolutionary if not revolutionary change in how we structure the economy. We’re going to need to … Continue reading

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Climate Space 2013 – World Social Forum Tunisia March 26-30

Systemic alternatives “Vivir Bien”, commons, rights of nature, happiness index and others February 7, 2013 Climate change cannot be solved without system change. In the roots of global warming is capitalism. Growth and development will not solve poverty and will … Continue reading

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Is the World Social Forum of use for popular struggles?

ARE THE SOCIAL FORUM FORMULAS ADEQUATE TO THAT EFFECT? Autor: Samir Amín | FMA The undeniable success of the World Social Forums (and of the national and regional forums), from their first edition (Porto Allegre 2001) to their seventh (Nairobi … Continue reading

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