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Donald Trump is not the problem – he’s the symptom | openDemocracy

Trump is what happens when you fail to understand our global problems in their interconnected, systemic context. This, in a nutshell is the analysis brillantly made in this article. I think it should be read. It  goes beyond what is … Continue reading

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Best Wishes for 2017

Dear Friends, I see tall the wishes wishes flowing to me… and obviously I want to send mine too… Now I must admit that I still don’t quite know how to express sincere wishes to my beloved friends in these … Continue reading

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2017—Trump—Are We Ready To Rise? | The Huffington Post

Source: 2017—Trump—Are We Ready To Rise? | The Huffington Post I like the spirit that emanates from Otto Scharmer in this article very much: It ends with: There has never been a generation on this earth whose collective actions—the stuff … Continue reading

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Invest in Solarus via Crowdfunding

Source: Invest in Solarus via Crowdfunding Dear Friends, This requires your full attention. Solarus Technology appeared in Gunter’s case 53, written in 2010. It took a while to transform basic research into an industrialized product. Leen Zevenbergen was instrumental in … Continue reading

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What even Apes tell us

In his article: Don’t Cry Over Dead Trade Agreements Professor Dani Rodrik pleads convincingly (I quote): Trade policies driven by domestic political lobbying and special interests are beggar-thyself policies. They may have beggar-thy-neighbor consequences, but that is not their motive. … Continue reading

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The case for despair is made. Now let’s start to get out of the mess we’re in | George Monbiot | Opinion | The Guardian

I quote from this excellent article: Raymond Williams said that “to be truly radical is to make hope possible, rather than despair convincing”. Then This column is the first in an occasional series whose purpose is to champion new approaches … Continue reading

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Thatcher’s Plot — And How To Defeat It

Where can we find a lucid description of the predicament of today’s EU? In a powerful plea for its creation written nearly 80 years ago. I believe this article, from Professor Philippe van Parijs, excerpted from his Max Weber Lecture … Continue reading

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Ceta: ‘La Wallonie a vu le piège’

Pourquoi le Ceta pose-t-il problème aux yeux de la Région et du gouvernement wallons? Benoît Frydman, président du Centre Perelman de philosophie du droit (ULB), s’explique. Il évoque également le risque de perte de souveraineté. Entretien. Rendons à César ce … Continue reading

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Rubbish Theory, Michael Thompson, René Thom’s Catastrophe Theory applied to Social Sciences

I met Michael Thompson in 2007 at the London School of Economics. He intervened for a SOL – Europe organised meeting (Society for Organizational Learning), held at Complexity Group there, founded by Eve Mitleton-Kelly. Since Michael ranks very high in … Continue reading

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21e siècle

I was attended to this website by Stephen Downes Source: http://www.21siecle.com I was attended to this website via Stephen Downes   Let me repeat what Stephen writes   "I’ve only been able to lightly tough the surface of this website, … Continue reading

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