Category Archives: Environmental Economics

Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority

Attempt the Impossible! Theses for a New Left Majority by the Institute of the Solidarity Modern https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2017/02/15/18796513.php The Brexit vote and the American presidential election have dramatically accelerated the crises of classical neoliberal policy. The exit from neoliberalism can only … Continue reading

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The Generations Manifesto, June 2013

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/12/433975.shtml Corrections and comments are welcome. Translation is team-work though the team seems a little out of breath. Neoliberalism turns the world upside down so egoism, avarice, enrichment and ruthlessness become virtues and solidarity, sharing and the social state become … Continue reading

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Court overturns Canada’s approval of Northern Gateway pipeline

Court overturns Canada’s approval of Northern Gateway pipeline by Obert Madondo, editor of The Canadian Progressive, June 30, 2016 “First Nations and Canada have a lot of work to do regarding measures needed to finally put us all on the … Continue reading

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Time for structural countermeasures: What if we followed Canada?

The video “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room” could help us understand the balance of social justice and individual happiness. The state should represent the public interest and yet private or special interests are in the driver’s seat in … Continue reading

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Who Owns the Sky? The Climate in the Globalization Trap

Who Owns the Sky? The Climate in the Globalization Trap by C. Methmann, A. Haack and J. Eisgruber, Attac Basis Text, 2007, reading sample, vsa-verlag.de http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/05/432369.shtml The bad news is that there are more inconvenient truths. Climate change is present, … Continue reading

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New Ebook Anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation”

New 159-page ebook anthology “Alternative Economics: Reversing Stagnation” by Marc Batko, $2.99 from Barnes & Noble Nook ebooks: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/alternative-economics-marc-batko/1123209914?ean=2940157719968#productInfoTabs The time is right for alternative economics, reducing working hours, redefining state and market and re-envisioning work, security, health and strength. … Continue reading

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Memorandum 2015 by the Alternative Economic Policy study group

Memorandum 2015 by the Alternative Economic Policy study group in Bremen, Germany http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2015/11/430890.shtml For 40 years, the Alternative Economic Policy study group has published memorandums. The council of experts promoted the profits of businesses, not aggregate economic demand. Public net … Continue reading

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End Climate Crimes by Fabian Scheidler

End Climate Crimes by Fabian Scheidler http://la.indymedia.org/news/2015/10/291693.php THE PLANETARY LIMITS OF THE MEGA-MACHINE ARE REACHED/ THE TRANSFORMATION PROCESS WITH AN UNCERTAIN END In the 21st century, the global mega-machine strikes ecological, social and economic limits where it ultimately breaks down, … Continue reading

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Environmental Groups File Lawsuit Challenging Shell Oil’s Risky and Reckless Arctic Drilling Plan

Agency gave Shell the stamp of approval to drill in fragile Arctic Ocean, despite threats Interior unlawfully approved Shell’s problem-riddled Arctic drilling plan. In doing this, it has failed the communities and wildlife of this region. Erik Grafe Staff Attorney, … Continue reading

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The Economy of the Hamster

The Economy of the Hamster by Mauro Gallegati, WEA Books https://rwer.wordpress.com/2015/05/11/the-economy-of-the-hamster/ more at www.openculture.com, www.kickitover.org, www.worklessparty.org, www.alternativetrademandate.org www.therealnews.com, www.submedia.tv, www.socialeurope.eu and www.onthecommons.org About the book This book imagines an economy that could be possible if we managed to emancipate ourselves … Continue reading

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