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Report: Beyond Growth, or Beyond Capitalism?
February 15, 2011 One Comment
Report: Beyond Growth, or Beyond Capitalism?

Recent publications have revived interest in Herman Daly’s proposal for a Steady-State Economy. This report by IPRD Research Associate, ecological historian Dr. Richard Smith, argues, that the idea of a steady-state capitalism is based on …

The Crisis of Civilization – Movie Trailer
January 26, 2011 No Comment
The Crisis of Civilization – Movie Trailer

The Crisis of Civilization is a documentary feature film investigating how global crises like ecological disaster, financial meltdown, dwindling oil reserves, terrorism and food shortages are converging symptoms of a single, failed global system.
Weaving together …

The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future
December 1, 1993 No Comment
The Final Empire: The Collapse of Civilization and the Seed of the Future

By William M. H. Kötke
The crisis of the planet Earth is so profound that all of our lives will be caught up in it. Our lives will change because of it. Our lives …