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Giuseppe De Marzo: “Anatomy of a revolution” 2

In this second podcast on his book “anatomy of a revolution”, Guiseppe explains the difference between the kind of democracy we now have and a deliberative democracy, “a process of …

Giuseppe De Marzo: “Anatomy of a revolution” 1

“We face the most serious crisis in human history. Never before did these 6 different forms of crisis come together: environment, energy, economy, food, migration and financial.” Giuseppe thinks the …

Devlin Kuyek on the ProSavana project2

Imagine a land of 14 million hectares, bigger than Switzerland and Austria combined. Populated by millions of farming families that together practice shifting cultivation. Now imagine a foreign consultant saying …

Devlin Kuyek on the ProSavana project1

Imagine a land of 14 million hectares, bigger than Switzerland and Austria combined. Populated by millions of farming families that together practice shifting cultivation. Now imagine a foreign consultant saying …

David VanWyk on South Africa 2

South Africa causes 98% of air pollution in Africa and 86% of waste in Africa – mainly due to the heavy impacts of mining. The Marikana Massacre in South Africa was followed …

David VanWyk on platinum mining 1

The Marikana Massacre in South Africa was followed by wide spread mining unrest, which is seen as a sign of a deeper crisis. David VanWyk does research for the Bench Marks foundation (a project …

Silas Siakor: landgrabbing in Liberia 2

In this second podcast with Silas Siakor we dig further in the dirty deals of landgrabbing in Liberia. Women have been put out of jobs and the jobs that the …

Silas Siakor: landgrabbing in Liberia

In this podcast we dig into one of the poorest countries in the world: Liberia. Huge landgrabs are taking place above the heads of people that own and farm the …

Alf Hornborg: ecolog. unequal exchange

In this 2th part of his talk with Firoze Manji, Alf talks about the ‘fetisjization’ of technology while also explaining why he makes exceptions to his fundamental technology critique for …

Alf Hornborg: land vs. money valuation

Professor Alf Hornborg is best known for his understanding on the concept of ‘ecological unequal exchange’. He talks on alternative value measurements compared to paper money. “When the UK, in …

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