@citrustwee I think it refers to the countries that used to be in the Soviet Union
**Protests flare in India at eviction of a million forest families**
"Hundreds of indigenous people waved flags and shouted slogans in eastern India on Monday to protest against an order to evict more than one million indigenous families accused of encroaching on forest lands, witness…"
Criticism of the scientific view Show more
Latour on how ‘the view from nowhere’ dominated the sciences:
“Whereas we had befor our eyes a range of pehnomena demanding nothing more than to be grasped....many scientists deliberately distanced themselves from them to the extent that, by a sort of sadistic asceticism, they began to discern in all those easily accessible movements only those that could have been seen from Sirius. Every movement had to conform to the model of falling bodies.” Down to Earth 68
Proverb with political implications? Show more
“When small men cast big shadows you can be sure the sun is about to set”. Lin Yutang
Climate crisis action Show more
Extinction Rebellion. Downtown Halifax
Kenneth Boulding from “The Economics of the coming Spaceship Earth”, 1966 !
“The closed earth of the future requires economic principles which are somewhat different from those of the open earth of the past. I am tempted to call the open economy the "cowboy economy," The closed economy of the future might similarly be called the "spaceman" economy, in which the earth has become a single spaceship,..”
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