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climate conference paris

The Paris Agreement repeats old mistakes and will fail. The answer lies in a self-organized, self-conscious and empowered humanity that believes in its self and nature more than in technology and market forces.

Pablo Solón

environment

The Green Economy, we hear, will end climate change, prevent the extinction of species and, as an added bonus, create millions of jobs. This miraculous instrument will solve the global financial and economic crisis, as well as our ecological problems, all in one go. However,

Ulrich Brand

aldeia marakaná

With the threat of the FIFA World Cup came the pretext for companies, in complicity with all three levels of government, to begin looking at the land with new eyes. The challenges intensified and became constant threats of eviction so that the space might be

Aldo Santiago

DAVID HARVEY AND LATIN AMERICA

Eduardo Gudynas accuses some of David Harvey's Latin American followers of ‘friendly colonialism’. Harvey´s research team CENEDET in Ecuador replies, and Joan Martínez Alier comments

Eduardo Gudynas, CENEDET, Joan Martínez Alier

15 years of IIRSA

It has been 15 years since the creation of the Initiative for the Integration of the Regional Infrastructure of South America (IIRSA), and from the perspective of its contribution to integration, evaluation is necessary.

Raúl Zibechi

REFUGEES AND Greece

On the question of refugees, we have it – and that’s excellent. On the question of how to deal, at long last, with the Eurozone’s crisis, there has been no German leadership – indeed, quite the opposite, as the German government has been lagging behind

Yanis Varoufakis

EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL FROM NYC

Trade Unions for Energy Democracy is a global, multi-sector network of labor leaders dedicated to advancing democratic direction and control of energy in a way that promotes solutions to the climate crisis, energy poverty, and the degradation of both land and people and that responds

RLS - NYC Office

Economic Valuation of Nature

This brochure takes up arguments put forth in the debate about a new economy with nature. It shows that the political question is not whether economic valuation automatically involves putting a ‘price tag on nature’, but if it encourages pricing in practice.

Jutta Kill

Raúl Zibechi on Latin American Social Movements

How have power relations within social movements changed since the implementation of government social policies? Why does the extractivist model create a society without subjects, or social actors?

Vivi Benito