climate change

Nemesis: Neoliberalism & Sustainable Development

September 3rd, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

Back in the 1980’s, just about anything went. A lot disappeared. But one particular phrase emerged that stuck – sort of. It was called sustainable development. Even Margaret Thatcher thought it was pretty cool. But there […]

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States abandon people to climate-driven destruction

August 29th, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

The flooding in South Texas, Louisiana and beyond is an expression of the crisis of global and national governance that has abandoned people to the impacts of climate change.

The world has watched astonished as the authorities in Houston, one […]

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Galileo for the Corbyn-voting generation

June 10th, 2017|real democracy|0 Comments

The text of Bertolt Brecht’s play Life of Galileo was started in November 1938 only a couple of months after Neville Chamberlain and Lord Halifax had appeased Hitler and signed the Munich Agreement, […]

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“Yes to life, no to mining”

In a world first, El Salvador, Central America’s smallest country, has banned metal mining in all its forms to protect its ground water reserves, setting a precedent for other nations to follow.

“This is historic; we […]

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