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“Wellbeing Economy Governments” (WEGo)

From: Martin Oetting, Omnipolis <martin, Berlin Last November, the governments of Scotland, New Zealand and Iceland publicly launched the “Wellbeing Economy Governments“ initiative (short: “WEGo“) at an OECD forum in South Korea. The idea of the project: governments collaborating on … Continue reading

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Degrowth vs. the Green New Deal – Briarpatch Magazine

The May/June 2019 issue of Briarpatch is an excellent compilation of articles on a Just Transition. I highly recommend it. Subscribe at http://briarpatchmagazine.com/subscribe or call 1-866-431-577 By Aaron Vansintjan The Green New Deal has gone mainstream. The idea is to … Continue reading

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The Green New Deal: Whither Capitalism?

Socialist Project Toronto, Developing Economics Blog, UK, New School for Social Research, New York, June 7, 2019 Excerpts from a longer read by Güney Işıkara and Ying Chen To Grow or Degrow? Or Is There a Third Way? The way … Continue reading

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Canadian NGOs launch a “Pact for a Green New Deal”

Canadian NGOs have launched a “Pact for a Green New Deal.” Will they build the movement that’s needed to win real changes? Socialist labor activist David Camfield, author of We Can Do Better: Ideas for Changing Society, says only a “a social … Continue reading

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Lola Seaton – Green questions (from the New Left Review)

This is an excellent essay summarizing the debate around the Green New Deal and degrowth, and questions of political strategy: As time rolls on and the ipcc’s deadlines for reducing the rise in global temperatures get closer, the prospect of … Continue reading

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Andreas Malm: Revolutionary Strategy in a Warming World

A quite interesting (and long) review of climate change and revolutionary responses, looking at the political, social and economic dynamics of Syria, the seventeenth century Ottoman empire and the Arab spring as examples. How can climate justice activists stop capitalism’s … Continue reading

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Has the politics of climate change finally reached a tipping point?

People increasingly see the environmental crisis as a national priority. This is an opportunity for bold action from government https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2019/may/15/climate-change-politics-environmental-crisis-government

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