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What's cosmo-localism? When hospitals run out of ventilator parts, and local 3D printers provide them

We have been tracking the work of the P2P Communities (impelled by Michel Bauwens) and noting examples of what they call CosmoLocalism - a broad ...

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From scaremongering to sharemongering…Trybes Agency’s fascinating overview of the post-Corona consumer landscape

We have long been in conversation with Alessia Clusini of the consumer research agency Trybes . We share an interest in festivals (see their re...

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Alternative Editorial: 12 Possibilities for the 2020s

Five days into a new decade and the public sphere is febrile.  Australia appears to be on fire. As we know, this is not a cheap-shot metaphor...

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This small German town took back the power – and went fully renewable. Could your locality do this too?

By Bertie Russell , Research Associate, Urban Institute, University of Sheffield The case for ambitious and transformative environmental po...

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The Australian bushfires may be the "Chernobyl" of climate crisis - the event that makes our current system untenable

The Australian bushfires are apocalyptic enough to stoke anyone’s climate-crisis fears. But we were happy to see our friend and colleague Kather...

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To disrupt the flow of carbon into the atmosphere, we must disrupt the flow of money to coal, oil and gas

Very interesting New Yorker article from the veteran US climate campaigner Bill McKibben, the pioneer of the university disinvestment campaigns. H...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 3 Dec 2019

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"We're not a Smart City, we're a Transition City": Rob Hopkins' amazing tale of Liege

We've returned from our trip to South Devon (see the Alternative Editorial this week) with a fistful of new tools and tales about everyday power ...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 29 Oct 2019

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We dream of a consensus-based politics - but vTaiwan is using digital tech, as well as comfy meals, to make it happen

We have covered the amazing e-democracy developments in Taiwan, called vTaiwan, directed by the digital minister Audrey Tang (once a protester), o...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 27 Oct 2019

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Alternative Editorial: Competing Betrayals

For those taking part in the movement of movements for change – you know who you are – it’s been a heavy week. There seemed to be so many signs tha...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 23 Oct 2019

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In his new book on the power of imagination, Rob Hopkins suggest ten ways to imagine yourself out of a climate crisis

It’s finally here to buy - Rob Hopkins’ From “What Is” to “What If”: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want . As the pie...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 20 Oct 2019

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Our broken politics is often conducted via fruitless debates. So what would an "anti-debate" look like?

A/UK is deeply interested in different forms of deliberation about issues - forms that are subtler and more productive than the knock-down binaries...

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THE ALTERNATIVE UK · 20 Oct 2019

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