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“Hunger and poverty are perpetuated by undemocratic systems of power. Now, this great new resource lifts the veil hiding the history of dispossession and unequal land access in the US.” – Frances Moore Lappé
Will the old guard of politicians and economists be superseded by the household, the local community reclaiming the Commons?
Not right or left, not market or state reliant, will the only way to survive and prosper in a climate ravaged future be a further development of self-management of forests, farmland, and water, and in open source software communities, open-access scholarly journals, and “cosmo-local” design and manufacturing systems (Bollier), by decentralized, self-organized networks (Monbiot)? 13 more words
After graduating in zoology, Monbiot joined the BBC as a radio producer, making natural history and environmental programmes. He transferred to the World Service, where he worked as a current affairs producer and presenter, before leaving to research and write his first book. 1,056 more words