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It’s not IS we should fight against – it’s obscurantism

After having published a post yesterday (No more bombs) arguing that the West won’t win peace by dropping more bombs and should instead fight against inequality and injustice, Chris, a follower of Making Sense of Things on Facebook asked if we...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 17, 2015

It’s not IS we should fight against – it’s obscurantism

After having published a post yesterday (No more bombs) arguing that the West won’t win peace by dropping more bombs and should instead fight against inequality and injustice, Chris, a follower of Making Sense of Things on Facebook asked if we...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 17, 2015

No more bombs

“#PrayForTheWorld” – Art by Leemarej   I now live in Australia but I’m French. I’ve lived several years in Paris where many of my friends and family members still live. Two of the attacks occurred in the same street...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 15, 2015

No more bombs

“#PrayForTheWorld” – Art by Leemarej   I now live in Australia but I’m French. I’ve lived several years in Paris where many of my friends and family members still live. Two of the attacks occurred in the same street...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 15, 2015

Is the world as we know it going to collapse?

It seems that the closer we get to 2012 and the more we hear of ‘end-of-the-times’ related cataclysmic stories. Since the 2012 Hollywood blockbuster released in 2009, the belief in the end of our ‘age’ and subsequent birth of...
by Making Sense of Things on Feb 10, 2011

Is the world as we know it going to collapse?

It seems that the closer we get to 2012 and the more we hear of ‘end-of-the-times’ related cataclysmic stories. Since the 2012 Hollywood blockbuster released in 2009, the belief in the end of our ‘age’ and subsequent birth of...
by Making Sense of Things on Feb 10, 2011

What ‘Peak Oil’ means, and how you can benefit

We don’t know how you feel about it, but personally, we struggle with the concept of Peak Oil. The concept itself is easy to understand – basically, Peak Oil refers to the maximum extraction rate of oil after which, oil being a finite resource, t...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 19, 2010

What ‘Peak Oil’ means, and how you can benefit

We don’t know how you feel about it, but personally, we struggle with the concept of Peak Oil. The concept itself is easy to understand – basically, Peak Oil refers to the maximum extraction rate of oil after which, oil being a finite resource, t...
by Making Sense of Things on Nov 19, 2010

Enough already!

Yesterday, I was emphasising the need for a systemic economic change. There is nothing original about that, as it seems that an increasing number of people understand the limitations and self-destruction of our current social and economic models. As...
by Making Sense of Things on Sep 17, 2010

Enough already!

Yesterday, I was emphasising the need for a systemic economic change. There is nothing original about that, as it seems that an increasing number of people understand the limitations and self-destruction of our current social and economic models. As...
by Making Sense of Things on Sep 17, 2010

Neoliberalism? I’m tired of this shit. Let’s push for a systemic economic change

A friend of mine sent me yesterday a very very interesting document, titled Manifesto on Global Economic Transitions. Published in September 2007 by the International Forum on Globalization, it had foreseen the need for a systemic change even before...
by Making Sense of Things on Sep 15, 2010

Neoliberalism? I’m tired of this shit. Let’s push for a systemic economic change

A friend of mine sent me yesterday a very very interesting document, titled Manifesto on Global Economic Transitions. Published in September 2007 by the International Forum on Globalization, it had foreseen the need for a systemic change even before...
by Making Sense of Things on Sep 15, 2010


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