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“Why a social-ecological transformation is impossible without changing the deep structures of our economy: Opening a newspaper or listening to the radio news exposes us to a flood of catastrophic messages: devastating droughts, failing states, terrorist attacks, and financial crashes. You can look at all those incidents as unconnected singular phenomena, which is exactly what the common presentation of news suggests. From another angle, however, they appear as symptoms of a systemic crisis, with different branches that have common roots.”

Published on Degrowth.de on 18 April 2016

The article is also available in German