Climate activists, she believes, need to take a similarly clear moral stance. And as she writes, ‘the climate movement has yet to find its full moral voice on the world stage, but it is most certainly clearing its throat’.
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What is more relevant to me than the fiction of property is the precise nature of the social agreements that define and underlie property.
Naomi Klein's new book, This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate is coming out just as the UN is meeting on climate change, and a massive rally to protest the lack of progress on global warming is shaping up in Manhattan on Sunday.
Everybody talks a lot about economic inequality, but there don’t seem to be many credible proposals out there, let alone ones that have political legs.
This raises the question: To what extent can the Transition movement avoid the pain, hardship, and conflict historically associated with significant social movements...?
One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be criticized than ignored.
At its root, the Distributist movement sought a practical, community-oriented alternative to the inequality of capitalism and the bureaucracy of socialism.
One of the most fascinating things I read recently was The Lancet's Manifesto for Planetary Health...
Defence of 'blood for oil' distracts us from the deeper, systemic causes of the Crisis of Civilisation
While there is certainly much to celebrate in the values, principles and achievements we associate with modernity, Tony Blair's black and white vision is incapable of acknowledging that the expansion of global capitalism was and remains a deeply violent process.
...the next political phase of the campaign started by Occupy is now starting to emerge.