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Forget peace. Peaceful approach is playing in favor of the enemy.

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes When considering my approach in trying to make society more just and sustainable, I realized that preaching reconciliation, forgiveness, and peace was probably not the most efficient approach. I realize there is a hidden war

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Posted in Politics

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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Posted in Economy

“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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Posted in Economy
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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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