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All What Your Jeans Can (and Do) Hide! – Other News

The fashion industry is considered by the UN Conference on Trade and Development UNCTAD, to be the second most polluting industry in the world”. In fact, according to UNCTAD, some 93 billion cubic metres of water – enough to meet … Continue reading

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Degrowth/post-growth critiques of the Green New Deal

From Jason Hickel via Bengi Akbulut via Facebook If you are interested in degrowth/post-growth critiques of the Green New Deal, check out these essays: Giorgos Kallis A Green New Deal Must Not Be Tied to Economic Growth Jason Hickel Climate … Continue reading

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Celebrate Global Degrowth Day – A Good Life For All

Together we say no to the alleged lack of alternatives. We want to show concrete scope for action and alternatives to the capitalist growth society, because a good life for all is possible! Organize a picnic and talk about a … Continue reading

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The Political Economy of Half-Earth – The Bullet

A fascinating 6 page read. Troy Vettese, an environmental historian at New York University, starts by saying the killing of 54 million indigenous peoples in the Americas and the removal of some 12 million west Africans along slavery’s “Middle Passage” … Continue reading

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Davos and ‘capitalist time’

A very interesting article. Below some clips. How does capitalism condition the ways in which we measure, imagine and weaponise time – and what does this mean for our future? It’s Davos time again. Our overlords are arriving at the … Continue reading

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Wireless 5G Radiation, population, technology, social vs mainstream media, growth and climate change – Why we need to degrow!

Thanks to Janet Eaton for bringing the toxic 5G issue to my attention. In addition to these health impacts, this should be read along with the articles on population and media linked below. These histories of technology, population, social media … Continue reading

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From Doom to Doom: Population Explosions and Declines – Other News

The United States appears to be facing a possible population crisis. Statistics from the National Institutes for Health show that the U.S. birthrate has declined to the extent that it cannot sustain the current population level. Conventional wisdom suggests that … Continue reading

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