Articles from Simon Whalley
In this paper, an alternative economic system to neoliberalism is introduced. Our current system of endless growth has pushed our climate and biospheres to almost complete collapse. It has also caused record levels of inequality, both domestically and internationally and those least responsible for the damage are already suffering. This paper analyses the carbon trading…
"If we could take just some of our energy and anger that we rightfully hold for the situation surrounding this World Cup and direct it instead to a system that has been exploiting workers and destroying ecosystems for thousands of years, then we could actually get somewhere."
The next time you hear someone say it is impossible to solve the climate and biodiversity crises, let them know that the only thing impossible is governments actually acting without massive grassroots pressure.
"As the crisis gets worse, the calls to tech our way out of the mess will grow ever more fervent. Already, this is the preferred solution of the billionaire class, who see no reason to halt the megamachine that is ultimately causing the extermination event we are witnessing."
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