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<p>While it was difficult to leave behind the daily responsibilities of tending the land, I knew that only grassroots farmer-to-farmer exchange could solve the world’s food crisis.</p>
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Bill Gross, money manager at Janus Capital Group Inc., said the global economy is “dangerously close to deflationary growth.”
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merge Ukrainian neo-Nazis and Chechen Islamic combatants, what can possibly go wrong?
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#technoutopianism and #wishfulthinking against reality: "to get to the level [we're] many decades away…"
Driverless cars may be coming, but several problems will need to be solved before that can be become a reality.
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"Can a society desperate for time learn to care for the things that might guarantee it, before it is too late?"

#capitalism #technology #speed #deceleration #degrowth
For more than two centuries, time has been felt to be passing more and more quickly. Scholars tell us that since the twin revolutions of the 18th century — industrial and political — a general sense of time speeding up has been recorded with regularity in documents of all kinds. Political and technical progress somehow meant that people were always losing ground, unable to keep up, out of breath.
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and now for something completely different, a peacock spider dancing…
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A proposed nuclear deal is the first time in 35 years that U.S.-Iranian relations aren't being driven by fear.
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"The political struggles related to the concept of degrowth remind degrowth activists that fighting the law through civil disobedience might be necessary. They will not save themselves by changing their way of life while the world around them is collapsing, and they will not defeat capitalism and productivism only by the virtue of their example, as the “utopian socialists” of the 19th century or the hippies of the 1970s thought they could do."

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By Xavier Renou. Civil disobedience shares a lot with the degrowth idea and movement. In the past, civil disobedience proved to be a powerful tool to fight for equal rights, labor rights, independence, peace and political liberation. Thanks to a growing awareness, an increasing number of ...
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and now for something completely different, the US creating and financing a terrorist organization: "ISIS is nothing more than al Qaeda 2.0"

we've seen this movie before and we know how it ends.
Anti-ISIS coalition knowingly sponsored violent extremists to ‘isolate’ Assad, rollback ‘Shia expansion’
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"The nice thing about boringness is that the capabilities of these things are well understood. But more importantly, their failure modes are well understood."

#Python #Zope #Plone HT +Leonardo Rochael Almeida 
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VIDEO: Psychiatrist Dr. Dan Siegel explains the negative effects of phones and screens before bed.
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Quem afogou o menino Aylan Kurdi?
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80% dos poços da Líbia e do Iraque são hoje controlados pelas petrolíferas ocidentais

Python Software Foundation News: PyCon 2018-2019 in Havana, Cuba!
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With great excitement, the PSF wishes to announce the site for the subsequent two North American PyCons: the beautiful city of Havana, Cuba!

StatusCake | Website Uptime Monitoring &amp; Alerts – Free Unlimited Dow...
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Monitoring a website is one thing – finding the best way to alert you to downtime another. At StatusCake we give you as many options as poss

Plone Conference 2011 - Google Maps
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Storage Nation « Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy
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Search for: Center for the Advancement of the Steady State Economy. Meet. Mission; Activities; Our Staff; Executive Board; Advisors; Speaker

When Marx Met Engels, the Renegade Industrialist: Mary Gabriel
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Friedrich Engels had been traveling from England back home to Germany when he decided to make a slight detour in Paris.

plope - In Defense of Zope Libraries
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In Defense of Zope Libraries. Send this page to somebody; Print this page. A much too long defense of Pyramid&#39;s use of Zope libraries. I

Israeli peace activist: Hamas leader Jabari killed amid talks on long-te...
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Gershon Baskin, who helped mediate between Israel and Hamas in the deal to release Gilad Shalit, says Israel made a mistake that will cost t

ClubOrlov: A Conversation About Europe
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A Conversation About Europe. [Première publication sur Orbite.info]. I came upon Dmitry Orlov&#39;s writings—as with most good things on the

O Estado do Plone
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Plone é um dos mais celebrados sistemas de gestão de conteúdo e completa em 2011 10 anos de seu primeiro release chegando a versão 4.1 e se

ClubOrlov: The Road Ahead for Community Action
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The Road Ahead for Community Action. I just attended a workshop in Falmouth, Massachusetts organized by Community Action associations of Sou