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Don’t Be Scared About The End Of Capitalism—Be Excited To Build What Comes Next

By Jason Hickel and Martin Kirk7 minute Read This story reflects the views of these authors, but not necessarily the editorial position of Fast Company. These are fast-changing times. Old certainties are collapsing around us and people are scrambling for … Continue reading

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Two new books on the Green New Deal

Does the Green New Deal assume a faith in “green growth”? Does the Green New Deal make promises that go far beyond what our societies can afford? Will the Green New Deal saddle ordinary taxpayers with huge tax bills? Can … Continue reading

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Venice City Council Chamber Floods Minutes After Members Vote Down Climate Crisis Amendment

It seemed like divine intervention—or at least the hand of Gaia. Minutes after the Venetian city council voted down a resolution addressing the climate crisis Wednesday, the council chambers were filled with water for the first time in history, the … Continue reading

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Walden Bello: We Have to Move to a Post-Capitalist System

World-renowned scholar Walden Bello on the financialization of the Chinese economy, the middle-class roots of far-right movements, and the urgent need for a radical alternative to capitalism’s crises. https://jacobinmag.com/2019/10/walden-bello-interview-capitalism-china

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Urban farming as a response to climate-driven food crises: Cuba shows the way

When countries run short of food, they need to find solutions fast, and one answer can be urban farming. That was the remedy Cuba seized with both hands 30 years ago when it was confronted with the dilemma of an … Continue reading

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Forged in Fire: Lessons from a California town for a Green New Deal – Naomi Klein

The Chico California plan is one of many similar local initiatives that have sprung up… [and] may be the most politically significant. Because the Chico Green New Deal is based directly on this region’s hard-won experience of living through the … Continue reading

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Targeted ads are one of the world’s most destructive trends. Here’s why | Arwa Mahdawi | Opinion | The Guardian

An excellent article on social media advertising, an obstacle to planning for a post growth world. Bob Targeted advertising, along with the digital economy’s reliance on advertising-based business models, is one of the most destructive trends in the modern world. … Continue reading

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