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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Like the friends of Godot, I am waiting, hopelessly, for the impossible. First, the Economy Collapses: Although climate collapse will finish off our teetering and unsustainable civilization, the inevitable first domino to fall will be the global industrial growth economy.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

There’s increasing acceptance that it is a disease — that our globalized industrial society is inherently debilitating and requires us to spend our whole lives attempting to heal from its negative effects (video elaborating on this here — thanks to Susan Nelson for the link).

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On the Shoulders of Giants

How to Save the World

They’re science fiction writers. This is the third and final story in a trilogy about a father and daughter. The first two were The Project , and Calling the Cage Freedom. . Image: Stepping Stones , by Paul Stevenson, CC BY 2.0.

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Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

As we have sunk further and further into the 40 year experiment of neo-liberalism , governments have abandoned the space of care for communities and citizens especially if that care clashes with an ideology of reducing taxes to favour the wealthy and the largely global corporate sector. A sequence of failed conferences on global warming has made this quite clear. Most of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.”

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

T he events of the last three months have made it increasingly clear that we’re well into the first wave of global industrial civilization’s collapse. Will the Crash of 2018 Be the First Stage of Civilization’s Collapse?:

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