A small mining town in India can't pay the costs of economic growth
An interview with former mayor Abdullah Demirbas
An Indian boom in dams, spurred by economic development and financial speculation, is increasingly leading to social and environmental conflicts
Waarom raakt zo een nuttig concept gecompromitteerd?
Artist and storyteller Lise Melhorn-Boe connects gender, health, waste, and the environment
On the so-called riots in Barcelona following the eviction of the Banc Expropriat
Playing around in Foss-y-fran, the largest open-cast coal mine in the UK
An interview on the migrant struggle that remains unseen
Narratives of plastic in everyday life in Dakar
Pictures, struggles and futures
The potential of community land trusts
Migrant solidarity at the heart of healthcare fightback
Contextualizing the Samarco mining disaster and its aftermath
Let’s be clear about the kinds of growth that need challenging
We can debate endlessly about which type of renewable energy is better, but in the end, what matters is who has their hand on the thermostat, and who does not
How world elites have sought to contain the global climate justice movement
The reluctance of degrowth-critics to define growth makes for poor debate
Neo-colonial expansion in the guise of addressing climate change
An interview with Sara Holiday Nelson
The current approach to COP21 is not realist or moderate. If we consider the real facts of climate change, moderation means fighting the fossil fuel economy on every level, everywhere, now.
Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the Brazilian Amazon
An interview with Métis writer Zoe Todd
Many Westerners are baffled by the determination of Kurdish fighters. But theirs is a struggle that goes beyond the ISIS threat, all the way back to the beginning of civilization.
Many praise it as a radical solution to poverty. By itself, it will be no such thing.
Should we really abandon consensus-based decision-making?
On discards and degrowth
Across Europe, as economies find themselves tottering in the face of deepening financial and social crises, various alternative initiatives are gaining ground, providing hope for a different future.
Why is such a useful concept starting to fall apart?
A criticism of France's new law, and some alternative solutions
Remade, rebuilt, re-ruined
On gentrification, arson, and murder in San Francisco's Mission
Recovering the early economic programmes of Die Grünen
How Detroit's elite are envisioning new futures beyond austerity
Five arguments in favor of Degrowth
An interview with Richard Wilk
Moving beyond the pro/anti science debate
On individualism and change
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The case for an international ecocide law
A critique of 350.org & Bill McKibben
The story of development and the destruction of livelihood in Hanoi
On extractivism and literature