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The Insurgent Power of the Commons in the War Against the Imagination

Commoning is the social process by which people come together, figure out the terms of their peer governance, learn how to devise fair systems, how to deal with rule-breakers, how build a cohesive culture, and so forth. On September 29th, … Continue reading

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Manifesto to the European Union: “Europe, It’s Time to End the Growth Dependency” – ICTA

Last month, ICTA-UAB researchers from different groups participated in the “Post-Growth 2018 Conference” in Brussels, Belgium. They have signed the Manifesto “Europe, It’s Time to End the Growth Dependency” addressed to the European Union.  http://ictaweb.uab.cat/noticies_news_detail.php?id=3484

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ICTA-UAB launches the first master’s Degree in “Pol itical Ecology. Degrowth and Environmental Justice”

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA-UAB) has launched the master’s Degree in “Political Ecology. Degrowth and Environmental Justice”. This is the first Master of its kind, and one of the first all in the world in the flourishing field … Continue reading

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Quebec Solidaire Scores Important Breakthrough in Quebec Election – manifesto includes”degrowth”

However, the QS program, addressed to measures to be implemented in an independent Quebec, states that the party intends to “go beyond capitalism” and to “explore alternative economic systems.” It will no longer consider economic growth as an objective in … Continue reading

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The EU needs a stability and wellbeing pact, not more growth | Politics | The Guardian

238 academics call on the European Union and its member states to plan for a post-growth future in which human and ecological wellbeing is prioritised over GDP Sun 16 Sep 2018 16.26 BST https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2018/sep/16/the-eu-needs-a-stability-and-wellbeing-pact-not-more-growth

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Guardian: Yes, there is an alternative. These people have shown how to ‘take back control’

If the UK is to hold together as a country – which must now be an open question – the only way it will do so is by enabling people and places to exercise power by and for themselves. That … Continue reading

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Guardian: While economic growth continues we’ll never kick our fossil fuels habit

We’re getting there, aren’t we? We’re making the transition towards an all-electric future. We can now leave fossil fuels in the ground and thwart climate breakdown. Or so you might imagine, if you follow the technology news. So how come … Continue reading

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