Category Archives: Democracy

A mountain of gold

Nearly four months, eh? I don’t know why I find it so hard to write but I had time and inclination today, and surprised myself by bashing an article out on West Papua. I’ve been meaning to write something on … Continue reading

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Post-peak living: Egypt

Well, here we are in February and I’ve not posted for months. I’m not sure what’s blocking my ability to write but am hoping it’s a mix of general winter apathy, when I spend more time worrying about how damp our wood … Continue reading

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Will we ever agree on the problem?

On Sunday evening, I heard Radio 4’s Analysis programme (Doomed by democracy?) which looked at the shortcomings of democracy in tackling climate change. For the record, I do believe that human activity (deforestation and other land use changes as well … Continue reading

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