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Feasta · 9h ago

Mismodelling human beings – “rational economic men” in love, politics and everyday life

As the example of Britain after World War II shows, values shift according to social, economic and political conditions. This alone makes nonsense of the assumptions about human nature on wh...
Feasta · 1w ago

Stop Climate Chaos event: Dinner with Darwin, July 22

Stop Climate Chaos, of which Feasta is a member, is organising an event in Dublin on the evening of July 22 which will feature an array of fun and informative activities for kids and adults ...
Feasta · 1w ago

King Donald and his Court

Brian Davey argues that Trump's administration is a symptom of a crisis in US democratic institutions and US society, arising from over-complexity. This administration has made clever use of...
Feasta · 1W ago

Negative Emissions Technologies: Curse or Salvation?

Barry McMullin, who prepared this presentation, is involved an Dublin City University-based project that examines the potential for Negative Emissions Technologies in Ireland. He warns us to...
Feasta · 2W ago

Biomass is a Common

In this excerpt from his book Towards a Convivial Economy, Patrick Noble critiques the widespread assumption that carbon sequestration is a virtue: "the central consideration for atmospheric...
Feasta · 3W ago

Water Commons Thinkery report

Mark Garavan reports that this event in Cork on June 23, which featured Roisin O'Gorman, Miriam Planas, Marco Iob and Chas Jewett, was "a genuinely inspiring and hopeful experience. "
Feasta · 4W ago

Using energy to extract energy – the dynamics of depletion

"Transferring resources out of the luxury consumption of the rich is a necessary part of the process of finding the wherewithal for energy conservation work and for developing renewable ener...
Feasta · 1M ago

An American in Post-Paris: Persisting for climate justice and basic income

We invite you to a talk and discussion with Mike Sandler, an American climate campaigner on the prospects for environmental and economic justice in 2017. This discussion will be at the Carme...
Feasta · 1M ago

Public meeting: the Water Protectors, June 26th at 8pm

Speakers at this meeting at the Teacher's Club in Parnell Square, Dublin will include Chas Jewett, Standing Rock Water Protector & Cheyenne River Sioux. It's organised by Afri, Comhlámh, Fea...
Feasta · 1M ago

End the Burning – Begin the Growing

Patrick Noble writes "Biofuels are a part of a fossil-fuelled hubris that cannot see why its extraordinary way of life must end. It turns blindly from burning one thing to wildly burning ano...