Monthly Archives: October 2013

Capitalism has reached its limits – the US “shut down”

Capitalism has reached its limits Juan Torres López ALAI AMLAT-en, 08/10/2013.- The so-called “shut-down” of the U.S. government can be interpreted and assessed in many ways, but above all it reflects the fact that capitalism has reached its limits. The … Continue reading

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The Difficulty of Looking at Just Climate Change

Rebecca Solnit, (The Difficulty of) Looking at Climate Change October 6 2013 The changes required to address climate change are colossal, but they are made up of increments and steps and stages that are more than possible. Unfortunately, when it … Continue reading

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Islam, the Modern State and Degrowth

A recent review and interview with Islamic scholar Wael Hallaq, author of The Impossible State: Islam, Politics, and Modernity‚Äôs Moral Predicament [New York: Columbia University Press, 2013], raises an interesting critique of the modern state from a Muslim perspective, claiming … Continue reading

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