Monthly Archives: December 2015

A debate: Is “degrowth” the right word for our alternative to growth?

From an Oxfam UK blog. Kate Raworth, now writing the book of her brilliant ‘Doughnut Economics’ paper and blog, returns to discuss degrowth. Tomorrow, Giorgos Kallis, the world’s leading academic on degrowth, responds. Here’s what troubles me about degrowth: I … Continue reading

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Rojava: A Muslim experiment in alternative governance – NYT

Our destination was a sliver of land in the far north of Syria: Rojava, or ‘‘land where the sun sets.’’ The regime of President Bashar al-Assad doesn’t officially recognize Rojava’s autonomous status, nor does the United Nations or NATO — … Continue reading

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