Press release: Radical reset of economy needed to offset effects of COVID-19

“Within the crisis there is an opportunity to move to more resilient, fairer and equitable economic and community systems. The hope is once there...

Coronavirus, degrowth and self isolation

"What this crisis is trying to teach us are frightening truths about the ecological consequences of land use changes that have emerged as threats...

Coping

"In this time of ecological and social crises, it is essential to be the best human beings we can be, to carve out conviviality...

Podcast: economic and political aspects of enough

In the second podcast of our series Bridging the Gaps, David Somech of the EHFF and ethicists Richard Turnbull and Henk Den Uijl discuss...

Submittal to the Transportation Climate Initiative (TCI) Framework for a Draft Regional Policy Proposal

This submittal from Feasta calls for an upstream permit system to ensure that fossil fuel supply is gradually phased out in the northeastern and Atlantic...

Only slow time can answer rapid decline

"We live firstly in families, and only expediently under hierarchies," writes Patrick Noble, drawing his argument from the writings of Fernand Braudel, Francis Pryor,...

End of the Oilocene – The Gathering Storm

"Properly understood, money acts simply as a ‘claim’ on the output of the energy economy and driving up the aggregate of monetary claims only...

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism – review (part two: social controls through digital infrastructures...

"Shoshana Zuboff has written a huge book packed full of detail and insight," writes Brian Davey. "Nevertheless it is an incomplete picture because it...

The Age of Surveillance Capitalism by Shoshana Zuboff: review (part one)

Brian Davey writes that Zuboff's book makes the internet of things seem "like living in an automated psychiatric ward in which it is not...

New podcast series by Feasta and the EHFF: Bridging the Gaps

Our new podcast series kicks off with some reflections on preserving our mental health in these turbulent times, from our December 7 event "Living...

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