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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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Posted in Economy

Drienok, festival of fake alternatives

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes First, I have to say that this article reflects my own opinion and impression based on my single experience. After 3 years in Slovakia, I finally participated in the Drienok festival. All my friends had

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Posted in Society

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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Posted in Food and Agriculture
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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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