Category: alterglobalization

Comas

To be an ecological society we have to stop the whole habit of living despite nature. We must take our pleasure and inspiration in seasonality and ecological particularity.

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“To hell with the market” …. visit to my hero F.E. Trainer’s sustainable world

“Composting and growing carrots is a nice start, but we need to get rid of the growth economy, make the global economic system work to meet needs, and replace capitalism with a different economic system that works for people. Most Green people are stuck at the level of compost heaps, which don’t have a chance of saving us. We don’t want to be a society full of compost heaps heading for disaster. Growing carrots locally is just the first step to changing the economy.”

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Alana Mann Power Shift

My words at launch of Alana Mann’s Power Shift

Alana has studied one of the many vibrant alternatives to this juggernaut, the movement for food sovereignty, conceived and led by La Vía Campesina. Vía Campesina is typical of contemporary social movements in its recognition of the common interests of first and third world farmers, smallholders and laborers, producers and consumers and in its recognition of the centrality of women, indigenous people and culture to forming truly liberatory alternatives.

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Miami FTAA November 2003

hunted in miami, “the model for homeland defense” amory starr 29 November, 2003 (a shorter version was printed as “Free trade in the Americas: the

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critical globalization studies

this lecture is an introduction to what i call “critical globalization studies”, which reflects the work of an international group of scholars, primarily economists and

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Whose FTAA?

Whose FTAA? Rocky Mountain Bullhorn, 1 April 2001 Amory Starr Why can’t we leave all the complicated economics to the professionals? Because these agreements affect

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Confronting Globalization

Confronting Globalization for Communities Confronting Capitalist Globalization University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 14-16 April, 2000 14 April, 7 pm, Corwin Pavilion. Hello. I’m very

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