How do we avoid the fate of the dinosaurs?

[Español] Pablo Solón: We are here in a new dialogue of systemic reflections, and this time, with Walden Bello who is a very well known sociologist from the Philippines, author of many books, his most recent book: “Counterrevolution: The Global Rise of the Far Right”. Walden was the Executive Director of Focus on the Global South a think-tank in Southeast Asia, and now he is … Continue reading How do we avoid the fate of the dinosaurs?

Climate Denial, Trumpism, and Neo-Liberalism

[William I. Robinson, 12/12/2016, Alainet] There is more than meets the eye in President-elect Trump’s pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Scott Pruitt, the Oklahoma attorney general, is a notorious climate change denier. He is part of a coalition of public figures suing over EPA programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and boasts that he is “a leading advocate against the EPA’s activist … Continue reading Climate Denial, Trumpism, and Neo-Liberalism

Quelles alternatives au néolibéralisme ?

[Genevieve Azam] La globalisation néo-libérale a trouvé sa justification dans le principe simple : il n’y a pas d’alternative (TINA). Après des années de recherches et publications restées relativement confidentielles, des années de construction de réseaux,  fondations et autres think tank, après les premières applications concrètes dans le Chili de Pinochet, c’est l’effondrement des pays du bloc dit « socialiste » qui a permis l’affirmation au grand jour … Continue reading Quelles alternatives au néolibéralisme ?