Coronavirus: A Civilisation at the crossroads of capitalist chaos or the return to Nature

Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán

Collaborative Translation: Charlotte Nordgreen Swell [1]

The planet is struggling between chaos and balance, between dystopia and possible horizons.

As coronavirus gains notoriety as a vector of chaos through its exponential advance in a globalized, unjust world, the more it seems to obscure the gravity of other crises that are symptoms of a deadly disease: the erosion of commons, the climate crisis, the loss of biodiversity, the displacement of large social groups towards precariousness, the exacerbation of violences and patriarchal violence. In short… the sacrifice of humans and nature for the concentration of wealth in very few hands. Continue reading “Coronavirus: A Civilisation at the crossroads of capitalist chaos or the return to Nature”

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