Part 2 – Notes For An Agricultural Revolution component of a Green New Deal. The UK does not have its Green Industrial Revolution or Green New Deal. At least not yet. The UK does not have a leftwing, progressive, green or labour government. At least not yet. What the UK does have right now is … Continue reading What’s Next for The UK Left – 2
A tweet from the #ORFC conference I am following on twitter. https://twitter.com/ORFC/status/1215286045232848898?s=20 My rapid reponse: I agree but there is a dimension that would need addressing if such a scenario were to be part of any blanket policy. This is the question of how and where you locate 'britishness' or 'culturalness' as property and territorial … Continue reading On Jackfruits and Halloumi
"Concerns about global warming, degradation of fragile ecosystems, and environmental and societal collapse have increased interest in lessons and solutions for today's environmental issues. Popular writers have turned to a classic degradation thesis of deforestation and presumed desertification within the Eastern Mediterranean as a cautionary tale of how past societies have committed ecological suicide. However, … Continue reading How Fire Reveals Denial All Around
Digital algorithms are becoming pervasive. In a moment of reflection on them a dystopian scenario of the future occurred to me. In this future, ‘life’ will have been further converted into transactions. There is a tendency in capitalism to already think of any relation between things as a transactional exchange. Algorithmic capitalism increases this in … Continue reading Invasive ‘Eco-Austerity’ Algorithms: A Horrible Green Dream
Part 1 – Notes For A Left Land Politics in the Global North The Left has remerged in the UK through working within the party political system rather than against it. We see this with the mass membership movement that has led Jeremy Corbyn to be repeatedly elected as leader of the UK Labour Party. … Continue reading What’s Next for The UK Left?