How Radical was the Radical Emissions Reduction Conference really?
In this article about the Tyndall Centre’s Radical Emissions Reductions Conference I want to write the things that I wanted to say in this conference but was unable to.
First of all though I want to say why I was not able to say these things. The reason was that this conference was organised in such a way that I had no opportunity to say them. It was organised almost entirely in plenary sessions with no break out discussions at all. Those of us who were not speakers could put our hands up but when we did get the opportunity …
“The democratic crisis of capitalism: Reflections on political and economic modernity in Europe” by Peter Wagner: Review
Cultivating hope and managing despair
Barcelona Degrowth Conference
Date and Time: 26th – 29th March 2010
Venue: University of Barcelona, Plaça Universitat, Barcelona, Spain
Details at http://www.degrowth.eu/v1/
Feasta members conducted three workshops at this conference. They were on non-debt money systems, on financing arrangements compatible with a static or shrinking economy, and on economic democracy. You can download the steering papers for their workshops by clicking on the underlined words. The slides Richard Douthwaite showed during his talk are here.…
Democracy for an Ecological Age
by Mark Garavan
This paper adopts a solution-based approach to the challenge of imagining a new democratic model for Ireland. It proposes a form of governance based on existing institutional and legal possibilities.…