Recent developments in the study of human prehistory hold clues about our times, our world, and ourselves.
We have squandered 80 years on a wrong conception of how our economy works. There is much to fix…
Ultimately, reframing and revaluing social (and ecological) reproduction, and reducing ecologically destructive production and consumption in the process, could lead to an abundance of time and leisure rather than austerity and overwork.
We see seven colors in the rainbow… We believe we are alone… We strive to master time…
And we miss our one miraculous chance at fully living in this real time…
Let’s start by some human and planetary timescales. I don’t know why we don’t learn them in grade school (I never learned them at all). But they matter. And let’s represent them visually, in a stark, plain way.
Instead of proposing new “sustainable” or green-washed development frameworks, it seems necessary to propose new alternatives to the concept of development itself.
Temporal inequality is a little noticed feature of our society. Poor people wait for things – the well-off are waited on. Temporal inequality is crucial to understanding people’s time choices.
Powered by hardcore conviction, Cooperide is a bloc that will travel from Copenhagen to Paris for COP21, starting November 14.
This month is all about time. I have been running up against a major deadline with the new edition of the Transition Free Press and haven’t had a minute spare to write any posts. Ironic then that this week’s report should be an introduction to Playing for Time -a collaborative handbook about Transition and the Arts, authored by Lucy Neal. Last year we set off to Hebden Bridge in Yorkshire to visit the house where the main part of the book will be created.