Observing the ego, the potential to save the world

Estimated reading time: 13 minutes There is this one thing that have the power to lift up humanity towards a peaceful and serene future. To save the world, and us with it, we often here a large amount of very

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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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Want a better world? Consider Gender Equality seriously

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes On the 8th of March 2015 we celebrated the International Women Day. It was the occasion to remember that women are still not equal to men in too many aspects. And it is the reason

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Short thought 2: A Little Word of Wisdom for When You Feel Down

Estimated reading time: 30 secondes Just let go of the things you can’t control, and make the best out of the things you can control: your thoughts, your experience, your talks… as positive as possible. We live in trouble times,

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10 Tips to Start Growing Your Own Food

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes In post-industrialized countries food is taken for granted. The view of supermarket shelves constantly full and abundant has become so common that people don’t consider the possibility of food shortage. Yet bees are dying at

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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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How foreign Anonymous impairs the Anonymous movement

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes Or to be clearer: how non-English speaking anonymous groups impair the movement without knowing it. First of all, what is anonymous? Being anonymous if having no distinctive character or recognition factor. It’s having no social

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Real democracy: Plea for a constituent and vigilant people

Estimated reading time: 9 minutes It’s the responsability of citizens to write their Constitution and then to protect it. To remain free, citizens must always stay attentive when it comes to powers. (True) democracy is a solution from humans regarding

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Short thought 1: What if our body wasn’t our property?

Estimated reading time: 30 seconds About property, you might think it is strange, but it’s while taking care of a garden that I ended up reconsidering the relation to my body. I tend to sense it as a differentiated object from

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Citizen local initiatives: the new force for a global change

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes This post was originally published on the United Nations Development Programme’s blog Voices from Eurasia. I am working with UNDP’s Knowledge and Innovation team in Bratislava as web communications intern. One part of my work

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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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