Monthly Archives: January 2019

Wireless 5G Radiation, population, technology, social vs mainstream media, growth and climate change – Why we need to degrow!

Thanks to Janet Eaton for bringing the toxic 5G issue to my attention. In addition to these health impacts, this should be read along with the articles on population and media linked below. These histories of technology, population, social media … Continue reading

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From Doom to Doom: Population Explosions and Declines – Other News

The United States appears to be facing a possible population crisis. Statistics from the National Institutes for Health show that the U.S. birthrate has declined to the extent that it cannot sustain the current population level. Conventional wisdom suggests that … Continue reading

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Environmental Values, Human Nature, and Economic Democracy, by Gregory M. Mikkelson

Gregory M. Mikkelson <gregory.mikkelson> Department of Philosophy and School of Environment, McGill University 19 December 2016 Abstract: Recent social science indicates that the public at large behave more ethically, and favor environmental protection more strongly, than do the wealthiest minority. … Continue reading

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The degrowth of insects – an apocalypse Is here – Other News

Not your “classic” degrowth article, but something to think about resulting from growth. Because insects are legion, inconspicuous and hard to meaningfully track, the fear that there might be far fewer than before was more felt than documented. People noticed … Continue reading

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Degrowth and the city

The degrowth hypothesis posits that a radical, multiscalar reorganization of society is needed in order to achieve a drastic reduction in resource and energy consumption and therefore remain within the planetary boundaries. Degrowth now operates as starting point for envisaging … Continue reading

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Michel Bauwens: Introduction to commons-based peer production | P2P Foundation

This video from IASC COMMONS covers the evolution of the commons through history, and the role of the commons in the current shift from labor-based capitalism to contribution-based capitalism and the potential for post-capitalist developments in this particular context https://blog.p2pfoundation.net/michel-bauwens-introduction-to-commons-based-peer-production/2019/01/14

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Degrowth: A Call for Radical Abundance

When orthodox economists first encounter the idea of degrowth, they often jump to the conclusion that the objective is to reduce GDP. And because they see GDP as equivalent to social wealth, this makes them very upset. Nothing could be … Continue reading

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