Author Archives: Bob Thomson

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The great nutrient collapse

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The great nutrient collapse

A very important article about research which raises the role of climate change (more CO2 in the atmosphere) in causing food crops to grow faster and uptake fewer nutrients in the process, leaving us with fewer vitamins, iron, etc. – … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

A Catalan political party argues for degrowth | Steady State Manchester

Remember when politicians in the UK wouldn’t risk arguing strongly against austerity? That changed with the June General Election but there are still things that appear to be “unsayable” in polite political company. One of those is to suggest that … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment