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Not afraid of the ruins
Call for submissions for science fiction and utopian imaginaries
Uneven Earth summer party
Celebrating a new anthology, a new section, and announcing a revamped website
Water and oil, death and life in Louisiana
How residents of the Bayou are fighting giants for the future of their land
Planting the seeds of degrowth in times of crisis
Examples from Greece
Kathputli colony’s fear of displacement
No room for non-commercial creative space in urban Delhi
Is tourism a poverty trap?
The charming resources curse
Cuba between loss and perseverance
Some musings on everyday anarchy, contradictions and the future of the revolution
Why we’re not going to Mars
It’s a silly place
Power and patriarchy
Reflections on social change from Bolivia
No degrowth without climate justice
Changing structures, opposing hierarchies, and embracing the struggle as lessons for the degrowth community
Are the Chipaya under threat of disappearing ?
On territory, tourism and the future
Punch Nazis when the timing is right
Is it ok to punch a Nazi? Wrong question.
Why we need a socialist spirituality
To succeed against the rise of nationalism we need something that is as emotionally powerful
Accelerationism… and degrowth?
The Left’s strange bedfellows
After Standing Rock, a new unity emerges
How a village of care fought the black snake, and what lies ahead
Climate change is the social reality now
And the complexity of telling its story is staggering
Denmark’s political alternative
An insider’s report on a new party with a different vision
What will spark a degrowth movement in the USA?
Thinking smaller in a country where everything is big
Moving slowly and deliberately at Standing Rock
A report on life in the camp
Opening a crack in history
Residents of a Barcelona neighbourhood make use of historical research in their fight to reclaim a cooperative
Regeneration and revival, beyond survival
Queer brown song, dance & mourning between Turtle Island and Luzon
Decolonisation in Europe
Sámi musician Sofia Jannok points to life beyond colonialism
Talc, the widowmaker of Madarangajodi
A small mining town in India can’t pay the costs of economic growth
Sur: A neighbourhood of history, hope, and resistance
An interview with former mayor Abdullah Demirbas
Hydro power projects as a resource curse
An Indian boom in dams, spurred by economic development and financial speculation, is increasingly leading to social and environmental conflicts
Het debat over het Antropoceen
Waarom raakt zo een nuttig concept gecompromitteerd?
The garbage-loving environmentalist
Artist and storyteller Lise Melhorn-Boe connects gender, health, waste, and the environment
In defense of common space
On the so-called riots in Barcelona following the eviction of the Banc Expropriat
Drifting through the coal mine
Playing around in Foss-y-fran, the largest open-cast coal mine in the UK
“We’re here, we’re dying in the borders”
An interview on the migrant struggle that remains unseen
Plastic and the city
Narratives of plastic in everyday life in Dakar
Legacy: abandoned mine impacts in Pennsylvania’s Appalachia
Pictures, struggles and futures
Returning to Indigenous world governance
The potential of community land trusts
“Docs Not Cops”
Migrant solidarity at the heart of healthcare fightback
What’s really threatened by the mining dam break in Brazil?
Contextualizing the Samarco mining disaster and its aftermath
Let’s be clear about the kinds of growth that need challenging
Power = power
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
To change the heart and soul
How world elites have sought to contain the global climate justice movement
Announcing the Uneven Earth writing grant
Let’s define Degrowth before we dismiss it
The reluctance of degrowth-critics to define growth makes for poor debate
The problem with REDD+
Neo-colonial expansion in the guise of addressing climate change
How neo-liberalism used the “limits to growth”
An interview with Sara Holiday Nelson
Cinco argumentos a favor del decrecimiento
Going for Zero
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.
“Where you least expect it”
Living with the aluminum and kaolin industry in the Brazilian Amazon
Decolonizing nature, the academy, and Europe
An interview with Métis writer Zoe Todd
Social ecology, Kurdistan, and the origins of freedom
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.
Basic income is not a panacea
Many praise it as a radical solution to poverty. By itself, it will be no such thing.
“Trading one superstition for another”
Should we really abandon consensus-based decision-making?
An ethics of surplus and the right to waste?
On discards and degrowth
Is Europe staring at a second Renaissance?
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.
The Anthropocene debate
Why is such a useful concept starting to fall apart?
Should we force supermarkets to send food waste to charities?
A criticism of France’s new law, and some alternative solutions
Broadway, New Haven
Remade, rebuilt, re-ruined
On gentrification, arson, and murder in San Francisco’s Mission
We’ve been here before, haven’t we?
Recovering the early economic programmes of Die Grünen
Degrowth in Detroit?
How Detroit’s elite are envisioning new futures beyond austerity
Putting a pig on the tracks
Five arguments in favor of Degrowth
The binge economy past and present
An interview with Richard Wilk
The GMO Conversation
Moving beyond the pro/anti science debate
Mustachianism, environmentalism, me, and us
On individualism and change
Could Energy East become just?
Part 2 of 2
Is Energy East just?
Part 1 of 2
Reversing the commodification trap
The case for an international ecocide law
Does The Climate Movement Have A Leader?
A critique of 350.org & Bill McKibben
Just what is gentrification anyway?
The story of development and the destruction of livelihood in Hanoi
Country mouse, city mouse
On extractivism and literature