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Part Two: A long time gone, memory and mining from Silesia to the Ruhr

“During the industrial era people were forced to endure long and bitter conflicts in their struggle to participate in the political system…It remains to be seen whether the transformation of traditional industrial societies will be accompanied by a regress of democratic structures or whether progress towards more democracy is already culturally anchored and irreversible.” Information panel, Ruhr Museum, 2019 Never one to...

Part One: Old-Fashioned Loyalties

"Across the continent, millions do not recognize themselves in the climate movement."Green New Deal for Europe, Blue Print for Europe’s Just Transition "The consumer is essentially somebody who feels, or is made to feel, lost, unless he or she is consuming. Brand names and logos become the place-names of the Nowhere."John Berger, Ten Dispatches about Place I take the slow train from Berlin to...

What is the Big Green New Deal?

Ben Wray assesses the phenomenon of the Green New Deal. where it comes from and what potential it has. I’ve spent a few weeks analysing Green New Deal politics across the western world, reading the latest literature and looking at what is working and what isn’t. I’ve also been researching effective social movements of the past that have changed the course of history, trying to...

Notes from Underground

Writer Dougald Hine reflects on the growth dilemma - and argues "The need for economic growth is a social construct, not a law of nature." "In a recent issue of the journal New Political Economy, Jason Hickel and Giorgos Kallis ask ‘Is Green Growth Possible?’ They set about examining the empirical basis for claims about the decoupling of economic growth from environmental impact....

The Language of Limits

This is the first in a series of articles reflecting on the last three weeks traveling for the Enough Routes programme. Gehan Macleod describes time spent helping out at two expressions of migrant solidarity at Calais and Ventimiglia. Ventimiglia Language can be limited in situations when people speak Arabic in many dialects; Kurdish; French; borrowed Italian, English learned through nursery rhymes related by an earnest school teacher in some...