Sustainable development is failing but there are alternatives to capitalism

Sustainable development is failing but there are alternatives to capitalism

Originally posted on The Guardian In the face of worsening ecological and economic crises and continuing social deprivation, the last two decades have seen two broad trends emerge among those seeking sustainability, equality and justice. First there are the green economy and sustainable development approaches that dominate the upcoming Paris...

Collected Readings on Post-Extractivism

Collected Readings on Post-Extractivism

  As a system of thought and action, post-extractivism offers a new and radical approach to the problems caused by mining and extractivism in general. Founded in philosophies of Buen Vivir (Good Living) it proposes radical alternatives to current models of ‘development’ thinking that support an oppressively extractive, non-reciprocal relationship with Earth...