Monthly Archives: May 2017

Economic Democracy and US Electricity Coops

By the onset of the Great Depression, few people in the rural United States had electricity at home—about 10 percent. The power companies that had lit up the cities simply didn’t see enough profit in serving far-flung farmers. But gradually … Continue reading

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May 2017 Research and Degrowth Newsletter

Yet another editorial where the highlight is the high number of academic publications in degrowth. The multidisciplinary nature of these publications (technology, health,culture, happiness, extractivism, policies, transition, power, strategies, etc) explore the different roots, challenges and proposals of degrowth. This … Continue reading

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The Future is a “Pluriverse”- An Interview with D avid Bollier on the Potential of the Commons – P2P

Some believe that the commons are incompatible with commodity markets. Others claim that markets and commons may form mutually beneficial relations with each other. What are your own views on this issue? I think it is entirely possible for markets … Continue reading

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Commons-connected citizen initiatives in Ghent in the last 10 years

Michel Bauwens: Ghent is a mid-sized city of about 300,000 inhabitants, with a huge student population, and a prestigious history. It was once the biggest city in northwestern Europe (12th-13th century). It has had a progressive red-green-blue city coalition for … Continue reading

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Seeing beyond our perceptive spheres: The Apple and the Ant

Reality can be only what you can perceive and it would seem that nothing can exist – for you – beyond your perception sphere… In practice, there is a twilight zone in which you can vaguely perceive that “something” exists … Continue reading

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Sacred Activism in a Post-Trump World | P2P Foundation

A 500-year-old economic and political system is dying. ‘Trump trauma’ is affecting people around the world, but the current climate (in every sense of the word) is not the result of one man alone. While we come to grips with … Continue reading

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This summer is so packed, it should go on holiday

An abundance of degrowth-related events will be taking place this summer. There is something for everyone. We hope you will make the right pick! The editing team https://www.degrowth.de/de/?wysija-page=1&controller=email&action=view&email_id=83&wysijap=subscriptions/

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