- The future is a process
- A Short History of Progress
- A far from perfect storm
- The Negative-Sum Economy
- The financial world is deeply perverted
- Backing our Neighbourhoods: making levelling up work by putting communities in the lead
- Can this leopard change its spots?
- Fears of winter energy crunch send chill through market
- The collapse of complex societies
- The Future is a Landscape
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Unexpected floods, storms and fires, throughout the world has prompted me to make the point that the future must be seen as a process. From the bottom up. A process in which “black swans” will gradually fill in the big … Continue reading
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia .A Short History of Progress is a non-fiction book and lecture series by Ronald Wright about societal collapse. The lectures were delivered as a series of five speeches, each taking place in different cities across Canada as part of … Continue reading
The latest piece from Tim Watkins makes sobering reading “So no, until someone can come up with a scalable and cheap energy-dense replacement for fossil fuels, no amount of wishful thinking is going to generate the high-skilled and high-paid economy … Continue reading
Worth listening to: The collapse of complex societies — RT Renegade Inc.
I have just come across a piece by John Michael Greer. It has reminded me of my past, in the 1960s and 70s. In the 1960s I worked in Hull, a city that was different. As The Fishing News reported it is hard … Continue reading
Tim Morgans’ latest post provides much food for thought about the future.
A new report from Power to Change provides more evidence that tackling change from the bottom-up is more effective than doing it top-down. The paper examines the role that community organisations can play in the government’s levelling up agenda. It … Continue reading
I have just come across this. Green Wizards is a website begun in 2010 about how do we learn the skills and knowledge we need to survive and prosper in the coming collapse of civilization. What Professor Bendell calls “deep adaptation”, … Continue reading