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DEGLOBALIZATION, BANDUNG, CHINA, COUNTERREVOLUTION, AND OTHER CRITICAL QUESTIONS FOR THE LEFT

[A sweeping review of theoretical and geopolitical issues which, whether you agree with him or even understand all of it, I found immensely stimulating. Thanks to the Transnational Institute for bringing this to my attention. Bob] Original source in English … Continue reading

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Life on the Left: The Limits of Capitalism

That the over-shoot of planetary ecosystem boundaries is a limit to capitalism — and to human population growth and consumption — like no limit we have faced before, is what the global movement of school-strikers is trying to tell us. … Continue reading

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Bernie’s Green New Deal Stands Out, and Now Labor Must Step Up – The Bullet

An interesting overview of Sander’s GND proposals vs others. No mention of degrowth or post growth however! Bob Bernie’s Green New Deal is the real deal. It is very different from the Green New Deal proposals of other leading Democratic … Continue reading

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Two futures of food and farming

Contrary to the myth that small farmers should we wiped out because they are unproductive, and we should leave our food future in the hands of the Poison Cartel – with surveillance drones and spyware – small farmers are providing … Continue reading

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Food in 2050: bacon grown on blades of grass and bioreactor chicken nuggets

In 2004, the Guardian correctly predicted that the developed world’s overreliance on meat would be one of the most pressing issues for the survival of our species The west’s overconsumption of meat and dairy continues to fuel global warming. Livestock … Continue reading

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Ways Out of the Growth Trap – The Bullet

The ‘ever more and ever faster’ creed of constant production increasingly blocks an ecologically compatible mode of production and living. Currently, global resource and climate policy continue to point in an entirely different direction, namely that of unsustainable development. So … Continue reading

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We’ve spent the decade letting our tech define us. Is it out of control?

An important overview of where the internet is taking (or has taken) us. See also my view of the threat and the promise of the internet at https://tinyurl.com/vb9rb9c Bob Guardian Comment Is Free by Douglas Rushkoff We may come to … Continue reading

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