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Le déni collectif dans lequel nous vivons

Temps de lecture estimé: 8 minutes Version anglaise ici Déni : Mécanisme de défense consistant à ignorer l’existence d’une réalité qui effraie. Schizophrénie : Psychose chronique caractérisée par une perte de contact avec la réalité et une dissociation de la personnalité. Démence :

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The collective denial in which we live

Estimated reading time: 8 minutes French version here Denial: Defence mechanism which consists in ignoring the existence of a reality that scares Schizophrenia: Chronic psychosis which consists in loss of contact with reality and dissociation of personality. Dementia: Serious mental

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10 things to make the world a better place, here and now

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes Most of us has good intentions. We all would like the environment to be in better shape, the people in the South and also in the North to have better living conditions, we all would

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Posted in Economy, Society

The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Why collapse and salvation are hard to distinguish from each other * Let us imagine that in 3030BC the total possessions of the people of Egypt filled one cubic metre. Let us propose that these

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“I don’t want a job, I want an activity!”

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes Looking beyond growth and employment Growth, employment: everywhere, in the media, in the mouth of everybody. It is the ultimate goal, justifying every policy, the gold standard for all decision makers. People don’t need jobs,

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I'm passionate about sustainable lifestyles and urban agriculture. I believe that community-supported initiatives and bottom-up policies are key to foster necessary societal changes. I'm an advocate of degrowth, agro-ecology, sharing economy and participatory democracy. Based in Bratislava, Slovakia, I like learning, reading, writing, sharing, hiking, dancing, eating, and celebrating.
Nicolas Giroux
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