Monthly Archives: February 2015

Peter Victor: Four reasons why Naomi Klein is right

Peter Victor in the January 2015 CANSEE newsletter Last fall a review by Mark Jaccard of Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything entitled I Wish This Changed Everything was published by the Literary Review of Canada. CANSEE founding member Peter … Continue reading

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No Time for Games in Europe | Other News

By YANIS VAROUFAKIS* – Op-Ed Contributor, The New York Times *Yanis Varoufakis is the finance minister of Greece. ATHENS — I am writing this piece on the margins of a crucial negotiation with my country’s creditors — a negotiation the … Continue reading

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When the Growth Model Fails – NYTimes.com

How to chase your tail while ignoring the first and second laws of thermodynamics. Or perhaps a good example of the ostrich line of defence. By DANIEL COHEN FEBRUARY12, 2015 PARIS — Economic growth is the religion of the modern … Continue reading

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London: climate change flood risk

From insurance industry reports – They don’t talk about degrowth but they know where growth is taking us. More than 300,000 homes in London are at risk of flooding from the Thames and the capital’s numerous other rivers, according to … Continue reading

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UNCIVILISATION: THE DARK MOUNTAIN MANIFESTO

Another manifestation of degrowth? One R&D member commented that they seem to be influenced by Autonomism and also by Situationism. “Those who witness extreme social collapse at first hand seldom describe any deep revelation about the truths of human existence. … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Frugal Economy – Peer to Peer Capitalism or Revolution?

In the United States and across Europe, vertically integrated value chains controlled by large companies are already being challenged by new consumer-orchestrated value ecosystems, which allow consumers to design, build, market, distribute, and trade goods and services among themselves, eliminating … Continue reading

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Summer School on Degrowth and Environmental Justice

How many followers of this site would be interested? Where could we get support/funding to do something like this in Canada? At a summer camp, university, community centre? http://www.degrowth.org/summer-school-on-degrowth-and-environmental-justice Bob

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