Author Archives: Bob Thomson

Statement by Research & Degrowth on the current political situation in Catalonia – Research & Degrowth (R&D)

Having the epicenter of Research & Degrowth (R&D) in Barcelona, we feel the need not to remain silent about the events that we are living in Catalonia. Aware of the complexities, subtleties and deep historical roots of Catalan independentism and … Continue reading

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R&D Newsletter October 2017 – Research & Degrowth

Newsletter of the Research & Degrowth Group at the Autonomous University of Barcelona It never rains but it pours: next year we are going to have three Degrowth International Conferences and we are starting our own Master on Political ecology … Continue reading

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Micro energy commons as a transition strategy

Despite the sometimes old left language, this is an interesting look at a transition from capitalism to the “Commons“. We badly need more of these overviews and “manifestos” of this kind of alternative to our current fossil-fueled path to destruction … Continue reading

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The dawn of commons politics | Red Pepper

As supporters of the new ‘commons politics’ win office in a variety of European cities, Stacco Troncoso and Ann Marie Utratel chart where this movement came from – and where it may be going. Without an apparent alternative, political engagement … Continue reading

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The great nutrient collapse

nothing my dear Bob,we are all sometimes captured by the current imaginary so it is good that we all carehave iof each other narrative best g Enviado desde Yahoo Mail con Android El sáb., sept. 16, 2017 a 14:23, Bob … Continue reading

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The great nutrient collapse

Thanks for that. Very true. I’ve changed “degrowth” to decline. Bob

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The great nutrient collapse

Hi Bobthanks for the news. But I have a remark, we should never use degrowth in the sense of worse otherwise we participate to a common sense that we want to subvert. all the best Giacomo Enviado desde Yahoo Mail … Continue reading

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