by Benjamin Irvine Solid waste is often seen as an environmental problem to be solved through change of behaviour and recycling. Political ecology can sharpen our analysis of the politics involved in the way materials move through the economy. Prospects for reducing the amount of solid waste generated and ambitions for a “circular economy” will … Continue reading Political Ecologies of Waste: Salvaged Livelihoods and Infra-structural Labour
by Melanie DuPuis Current environmental policy textbooks are all stuck in a liberal narrative of environmental progress through political consent. But that era is over, and it has been for a while. What is missing from these narratives are concepts to explain now. Every year, I teach a course on Environmental Policy and, like many … Continue reading Trump has made our current environmental policy textbooks obsolete
This is a petition* addressing the dissolution of the Centre of Cultural Studies (CCS) at Goldsmiths, University of London. Its aim is to attract public attention to the conditions which led to this decision.
By Çağdaş Dedeoğlu* We must interfere in the dominant rationality in an undisciplined way in order to shape the future independently from today’s dominant power configurations. Political ecology can serve as a key hub to do this. The international conference “Undisciplined Environments,” organised by the European Network of Political Ecology (ENTITLE), was held in Stockholm … Continue reading An Undisciplined Rationality
Uses and abuses of historical contextualization in Critiquer Foucault. Les années 1980 et la tentation néolibérale, edited by Daniel Zamora. Part II. * by Emanuele Leonardi In a previous post I have reviewed some of the chapters which compose the controversial collection Critiquer Foucault. In concluding that post I pointed out how one of the … Continue reading Chronicles from an eternal present. A review of “Critiquer Foucault”, edited by Daniel Zamora (II)
Uses and abuses of historical contextualization in Critiquer Foucault. Les années 1980 et la tentation néolibérale, edited by Daniel Zamora. Part I. * by Emanuele Leonardi Reviewing Critquer Foucault is not an easy task, for at least two reasons. The first – which will be discussed in this post – is related to its dishomogeneity, … Continue reading Chronicles from an eternal present. A review of “Critiquer Foucault”, edited by Daniel Zamora (I)
* por Gabriela Toledo y Pablo Sánchez. El asesinato de 2 jóvenes en el contexto de una movilización estudiantil en Valparaíso (Chile) pone en evidencia, una vez más, las consecuencias de la supremacía de la propiedad privada sobre la que el estado de Chile descansa hace décadas. El pasado jueves 14 de mayo de 2015, … Continue reading (Sin)sentido Valparaíso: Miedo y propiedad privada