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What’s at Stake at WTO – Vaccine democracy – CounterPunch.org

By Deborah James One would think that every global institution, and particularly one whose rules govern trade in vaccines, medicines, and other medical products necessary to end COVID-19, would be doing everything in its power to contribute towards ending this … Continue reading

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Fungi: A powerful and underappreciated ally in the climate crisis – Guardian

Mycorrhizal fungal networks are a major global carbon sink. When we destroy them, we sabotage our efforts to limit global heating. ‘Globally, at least 5b tons of carbon dioxide are sequestered within mycorrhizal networks each year, a quantity roughly equivalent … Continue reading

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Decolonizing degrowth in the post-development convergence: Questions, experiences, and proposals from two Indigenous territories 2019

Decolonizing degrowth in the post-development convergence: Questions, experiences, and proposals from two Indigenous territories Padini Nirmal, Dianne Rocheleau, 2019 https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2514848618819478 or https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/epub/10.1177/2514848618819478 A growing coalition of degrowth scholar-activist(s) seeks to transform degrowth into an interdisciplinary and international field bridging a … Continue reading

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David Graeber’s Possible Worlds

https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2021/11/david-graeber-dawn-of-everything.html Lately it has seemed possible that everything must change. Basic fixtures of American life, rules and institutions that had come to feel inevitable — in 2020 and 2021, they felt less inevitable than before. They felt perhaps untenable. Things … Continue reading

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Libertarian Municipalism: Networked Cities as Resilient Platforms for Post-Capitalist Transition

The introduction to this paper is a good description of the potential and “roots” for a transition to a post capitalist society – which I wrote about in my own paper The Transition to a Post-Capitalist World. I have posted … Continue reading

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COP26: Can a Singing, Dancing Rebellion Save the World? – Other News – Voices against the tide

By Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies (*) – CODEPINK COP Twenty-six! That is how many times the UN has assembled world leaders to try to tackle the climate crisis. But the United States is producing more oil and … Continue reading

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Guardian: Unfreezing the ice age: the truth about humanity’s deep past – Graeber & Wengrow

Archaeological discoveries are shattering scholars’ long-held beliefs about how the earliest humans organised their societies – and hint at possibilities for our own by David Graeber and David Wengrow, 12 October 2021 This is a very long article and a … Continue reading

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Debating degrowth:Be Careful What Energy You Wish For

[This is the second part of an exchange between Robert Pollin and Don Fitz for ZNet. The first portion consisted of two articles by Pollin which originally appeared in Truthout here and here. The third portion will be a short … Continue reading

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Climate change : a vidéo from UNDP

An address from the latest UN speaker. Don’t choose extinction. https://dontchooseextinction.com/en/

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What if Everything You Learned About Human History Is Wrong?

In “The Dawn of Everything,” the anthropologist David Graeber and the archaeologist David Wengrow aim to rewrite the story of our shared past — and future. According to this story, for the first 300,000 years or so after Homo sapiens … Continue reading

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