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Responses to the Ecomodernist Manifesto

Responses to the Ecomodernist Manifesto (3/12/15:  I update this piece as new material comes in). I recently came upon An Ecomodernist Manifesto, and was staggered by the scale of its unwarranted assumptions and errors. It argues that the malign human … Continue reading

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Economics is for Everyone: Paul Mason – a quick reaction – Post-Crash Economics Society

Economics is for Everyone: Paul Mason – a quick reaction – Post-Crash Economics Society. I wrote this reaction to Paul Mason’s talk in Manchester on request from the Post-Crash people following some comments I made on the talk via twitter.  … Continue reading

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A new approach for our cities?

Originally posted on Steady State Manchester:
I attended a two hour seminar on Future Climate organised by the North West Climate Change Partnership It was a rather depressing affair since it seems quite clear that we are rushing headlong towards…

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I’ve been otherwise engaged.

Some recent posts elsewhere. First the initiative I began among community psychologists on the assault on the people of Gaza: Statement of support and solidarity with the people of Gaza 19 July, 2014   The next 5 together form a … Continue reading

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Re-framing the mess we’re in: ideology-action-structures and coloniality V2

Re-framing the mess we’re in: ideology-action-structures and coloniality A working paper, 2013, Version 2 May, 2014 reframing the mess we are in V2 I have continued to work on these themes and thought it worth doing an update of the … Continue reading

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Fracking near home

Sunday and I joined the rally against iGas’s exploratory drilling for shale gas and coal bed methane at Barton Moss near Eccles, just across the Ship Canal from here. It was a good turnout – my estimate is around 400 … Continue reading

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It’s the climate, stupid. Preventing the coming catastrophe.

So of course this is the no 1 story that dominates all political discourse, no? Planet likely to warm by 4C by 2100, scientists warn (the Guardian) http://gu.com/p/3ygbq/tw “New climate model taking greater account of cloud changes indicates heating will … Continue reading

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This brutal Liberal government: reflections on the week of the Tory party conference.

We’ve just been subjected to the disturbing spectacle of a week of the Tory party conference and they still have the ability to surprise us with their brutality. On one level it is just a baying pack of bigots and … Continue reading

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