Below is Glenn Greenwald’s long but incisive critique of the neo-liberal — neo-conservative establishment politics of the last 25 years that are at the roots of popular discontent now sweeping the US, UK and Europe west of Russia. It is well worth reading. CS
Brexit is Only the Latest Proof of the Insularity and Failure of Western Establishment Institutions
Glenn Greenwald, The Intercept, June 25 2016, 11:48 a.m.
Transition Design as Holistic Science in Action
In the face of the converging crises of climate change, resource depletion, environmental degradation, and unacceptable economic inequality and suffering – particularly in the global South – designers everywhere are called to assume a deeper responsibility for the impacts of their work. Designers are finally stepping up to the challenge that David Orr so aptly described in The Nature of Design (link is external). We are challenged to “redesign the human presence on Earth.”
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“to make the World work for 100% of humanity in the shortest possible time through spontaneous cooperation without ecological offense or the disadvantage of anyone.”
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