We are living in a frightening and exciting historical moment. All around us there are signs of paradigms shifting: Occupy camps springing up; riots on the streets; growing anger about the greed of those at the top of the financial pyramid. Our certainties seem to be collapsing along with our economies and our ecosystems.

Living through a collapse is a strange experience. Perhaps the strangest part is that nobody wants to admit that it’s a collapse. The results of half a century of debt-fuelled ‘growth’ are becoming impossible to convincingly deny, but even as economies and certainties continue ...


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