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The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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To Work Longer or Die Younger

After the official opening on 18 – 19 January 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark), the 7th of March the events and measures were launched for the 2012: European Year for Active Ageing … and Solidarity between Generations in the buildings of … Continue reading

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Ecological economics in the stomach #3 Food and Populace

Continuation of: Ecological economics in the stomach #2 Resources Progression over years Humanity has progressed over hundreds of thousands of years, but until about the seventeenth century, progress was a rare event. There were novelties, but a person would not expect … Continue reading

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