Monthly Archives: July 2015

This endless quest for growth will see Greece self-destruct : The Guardian

Greece’s no vote has left everyone wondering what it all means. While the topline summary is that no won with 61.3% of the vote, this is perhaps not the landslide victory it has been hailed to be… So what is … Continue reading

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Ian Angus: Will climate chaos reign in the Anthropocene?

To judge by many accounts of climate change, the twenty-first century will gradually become a warmer, stormier, and less biodiverse version of the twentieth. There‚Äôs an unspoken assumption that the Anthropocene will be less pleasant than the Holocene, but not … Continue reading

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Immanuel Wallerstein: The Latin American left and Buen Vivir

The last fifteen years or so has seen a major shift in Latin America’s political orientation. In a large number of countries, left parties have come to power. Their programs have emphasized redistribution of resources to aid the poorer segments … Continue reading

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Dutch city of Utrecht to experiment with a universal, unconditional ‘basic income’ – The Independent

The Dutch city of Utrecht will start an experiment which hopes to determine whether society works effectively with universal, unconditional income introduced. The city has paired up with the local university to establish whether the concept of ‘basic income’ can … Continue reading

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