Monthly Archives: August 2015

Italian Neighbors Build a Social Network, First Online, Then Off

The idea, Italy’s first “social street,” has been such a success that it has caught on beyond Bologna and the narrow confines of Via Fondazza. There are 393 social streets in Europe, Brazil and New Zealand, inspired by Mr. Bastiani’s … Continue reading

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Actes du colloque « Défaire le développement, refaire le monde », Paris, 28 fevrier 2002

La Ligne d’horizon – c/o Maison des associations du 5°, 4, rue des Arênes, 75005 Paris Contact : contact@lalignedhorizon.net http://www.lalignedhorizon.net Cout: €22 Ajouter : 2,13 euros de frais d’envoi (en France?) [Note: Une version extrait des actes de ce colloque … Continue reading

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Islamic Declaration Turns Up Heat Ahead of Paris Climate Talks

NEW YORK, Aug 19 2015 (IPS) – Following in the footsteps of Pope Francis, who has taken a vocal stance on climate change, Muslim leaders and scholars from 20 countries issued a joint declaration Tuesday underlining the severity of the … Continue reading

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Islamic Declaration on Global Climate Change

We affirm that – God created the Earth in perfect equilibrium (mīzān); By His immense mercy we have been given fertile land, fresh air, clean water and all the good things on Earth that makes our lives here viable and … Continue reading

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The Earth’s Battery Is Running Low – TheTyee.ca

In the quiet of summer, a couple of U.S. scientists argued in the pages of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences that modern civilization has drained the Earth — an ancient battery of stored chemical energy — to … Continue reading

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Trebor Scholz et al on Cooperative Alternatives to the Sharing Economy | P2P Foundation

A panel on the necessary cooperative forms for the sharing economy: ““Given the mounting attention to the unethical labor practices in the so-called “collaborative sharing economy” with labor brokerages like Handy and Uber, what are the alternatives? Imagine for one … Continue reading

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