COMUNICADO A unos días antes del Buenos Aires G20, se organiza la resistencia.

El G20 se celebrará este año en Argentina los días 30 de noviembre y 1 de diciembre. Al parecer, los líderes de estos países que por si mismos representan el 85% del PIB mundial y dos tercios de la población mundial no temen el ridículo, ya que han elegido reunirse en un país hoy en día en el borde abismo debido a la aplicación de … Continue reading COMUNICADO A unos días antes del Buenos Aires G20, se organiza la resistencia.

Alternatives Systémiques: Infographies

Nous vivons des crises systémiques. Les crises économique, sociale, environnementale et politique font partie d’un tout. Il est impossible de résoudre l’une de ces crises sans s’attaquer aux autres. Les stratégies unidimensionnelles sont incapables de résoudre ces crises systémiques et au contraire parfois les aggravent. Pour construire des alternatives systémiques, il est nécessaire de forger des stratégies et des propositions qui, à différents niveaux, confrontent … Continue reading Alternatives Systémiques: Infographies

Taxe « Gafa » européenne : vraie avancée ou cadeau empoisonné ?

Dans une tribune au Figaro et devant deux commissions parlementaires de l’Union européenne, Bruno Le Maire a plaidé, ce mardi 23 octobre, pour l’instauration d’une « taxe sur les géants du numérique ». Décryptage par Attac France, Anticor et Solidaires Finances Publiques. Le constat ne souffre aucun débat : les systèmes fiscaux existants sont dépassés par la numérisation de l’économie. L’impôt sur les sociétés est … Continue reading Taxe « Gafa » européenne : vraie avancée ou cadeau empoisonné ?

Alternatiba: Il est encore temps, reprenons notre avenir en main !

CLIMAT À l’occasion des rencontres organisées par Alternatiba à Bayonne les 6 et 7 octobre 2018, auxquelles 15 000 personnes ont participé, un appel a été lancé (signé par Attac France) : Il est encore temps, reprenons notre avenir en main ! L’été 2018 constitue la bande annonce de notre avenir. Un film catastrophe : inondations, incendies, sécheresse, effondrement de pans entiers de montagnes, records de chaleur … Continue reading Alternatiba: Il est encore temps, reprenons notre avenir en main !

Ni victimes, ni entrepreneuses : Les mobilisations féministes contre le W20 à Buenos Aires

Marta Musić Alors que le groupe d’affinité de femmes du G20, le Women’s 20 (W20), s’est réuni du 1er au 3 Octobre à Buenos Aires avec l’objectif de promouvoir l’autonomisation économique des femmes, le Forum Féministe contre le G20 a organisé en parallèle une série d’actions pour dénoncer la perspective néolibérale du W20 tout en proposant des alternatives issues des féminismes populaires. « Pas en notre … Continue reading Ni victimes, ni entrepreneuses : Les mobilisations féministes contre le W20 à Buenos Aires

Neither victims nor entrepreneurs: The feminist mobilizations against the W20 in Buenos Aires

Marta Musić  While the women’s affinity group of the G20, the Women’s 20 (W20), met from 1-3 October in Buenos Aires with the aim of promoting women’s economic empowerment, the Feminist Forum against the G20 organized in parallel a series of actions to denounce the neoliberal perspective of the W20 while proposing alternatives based on radical, popular feminisms. “Not in our name”. This was the … Continue reading Neither victims nor entrepreneurs: The feminist mobilizations against the W20 in Buenos Aires

Infographics: Systemic Alternatives

We live systemic crises. The economic, social, environmental and political crises are part of a whole. It is impossible to solve one of these crises without addressing the others. One-dimensional strategies are unable to solve these systemic crises and on the contrary sometimes aggravate it. To build systemic alternatives it is necessary to forge strategies and proposals that at different levels confront capitalism, extractivism, productivism, … Continue reading Infographics: Systemic Alternatives

Infográficas: Alternativas Sistémicas

Vivimos crisis sistémicas. Las crisis económica, social, ambiental y política son parte de un todo. Es imposible resolver una de estas crisis sin abordar las otras. Las estrategias unidimensionales son incapaces de resolver estas crisis sistémicas y por el contrario a veces la agravan. Para construir alternativas sistémicas es necesario forjar estrategias y propuestas que a diferentes niveles confronten el capitalismo, el extractivismo, el productivismo, … Continue reading Infográficas: Alternativas Sistémicas

Why Growth Can’t Be Green

[JASON HICKEL/ FP/ 12 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2018] New data proves you can support capitalism or the environment—but it’s hard to do both. Warnings about ecological breakdown have become ubiquitous. Over the past few years, major newspapers, including the Guardian and the New York Times, have carried alarming stories on soil depletion, deforestation, and the collapse of fish stocks and insect populations. These crises are … Continue reading Why Growth Can’t Be Green

Systemwandel

Alternativen zum globalen Kapitalismus https://www.mandelbaum.at/buch.php?id=861&menu=buecher Welche Alternativen gibt es zum Kapitalismus in seiner gegenwärtig so destruktiven Verfasst­heit? Der international renommierte Glo­ba­lisierungskritiker und Boliviens früherer UN-Vertreter Pablo Solón hat die wesentlichen zusammengestellt und bringt sie in einen Dialog: In den letzten Jahren sind eine Vielzahl alternativer Konzepte im Globalen Süden, insbesondere in Lateinamerika, entworfen worden, von denen Buen Vivir nur das bekannteste ist, weil es Eingang … Continue reading Systemwandel

El Buen Vivir: cosmovisiones ancestrales y nuevos paradigmas

Pablo Solón [GUERRILLA TRANSLATION/ 21 DE ABRIL DE 2018] Traducido por Stacco Troncoso, editado por Susa Oñate English version El concepto de Vivir Bien (o Buen Vivir) cobró relevancia internacional a finales del siglo XX, coincidiendo con la búsqueda de alternativas frente a los horrores del neoliberalismo. Aunque son traducciones vulgares de los conceptos andinos suma qamaña y sumaq kawsay, Vivir Bien y Buen Vivir reflejan una cosmovisión … Continue reading El Buen Vivir: cosmovisiones ancestrales y nuevos paradigmas

Roundtable on Vivir Bien

During January 2018 the Great Transition Initiative organized a discussion around an  essay prepared by Pablo Solón, “Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms.” Solón introduced Vivir Bien (also known as Buen Vivir), the disputes around this concept, the contradictions in its implementation by the government of Bolivia and how Vivir Bien can contribute and needs the complementarity with other visions. Below you will find the … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien

Roundtable on Vivir Bien An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms

[NNIMMO BASSEY / CREAT TRANSITION INITIATIVE/FEBRERO DE 2018] Nnimmo Bassey is the director of Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), an environmental think tank based in Nigeria. He chaired Friends of the Earth International from 2008 to 2012. His books include To Cook a Continent – Destructive Extraction and the Climate Crisis in Africa and Oil Politics – Echoes of Ecological War. The pathway of … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms

Author’s Response: Roundtable on Vivir Bien / Pablo Solón

[GREAT TRANSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms Pablo Solón, a Bolivian social and environmental activist, is the director of Fundación Solón and former executive director of Focus on the Global South. He served as the Bolivian Extraordinary Ambassador for Integration and Trade (2006–2008) and Ambassador to the United Nations (2009–2011) before parting ways with President Evo … Continue reading Author’s Response: Roundtable on Vivir Bien / Pablo Solón

Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Helena Norberg-Hodge

[GREAT TRANSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms Helena Norberg-Hodge is an author and filmmaker as well as a pioneer of the new economy movement. She is the producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness and the Director of Local Futures at the International Society for Ecology and Culture. She has received a Right Livelihood … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Helena Norberg-Hodge

Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Aaron Karp

[GREAT TRASNSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018 ] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms   Aaron Karp is an activist focused on generating a discussion within the climate justice movement about the need for degrowth and deep, authentic democracy. He is writing a book about how solving our ecological problems necessitates a fundamentally different society. In 2012, he co-founded the fossil fuel … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Aaron Karp

Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Neera Singh

[GREAT TRASNSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms Neera Singh is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Geography and Program in Planning, University of Toronto, Canada. Her research interests include democratization of forest governance, conservation and development, and the affective dimensions of people’s relations with forests. She founded Vasundhara, a non-profit organization based in Bhubaneswar, India, and … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Neera Singh

Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Holly Hanson

[GREAT TRASNSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms Holly Hanson is a professor of history at Mount Holyoke College. Her research, focused primarily on Uganda, explores how dynamic patterns of exchange have been created, and then undermined, and what history suggests about how they might be rebuilt. She is the author of such books as A Path of … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ Holly Hanson

Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ David Barkin

[GREAT TRASNSITION INITIATIVE/ FEBRERO DEL 2018] An exchange on Vivir Bien: Old Cosmovisions and New Paradigms  David Barkin is a professor at the Metropolitan University in Mexico City and an Emeritus member of the National Research Council and the Academy of Sciences in Mexico. His research focuses on ecological economics, alternative paradigms for society, and the problems of indigenous societies, with whom he collaborates in creating … Continue reading Roundtable on Vivir Bien/ David Barkin