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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 13 May 22

Solar panels on the Werkspoorfabriek, a large industrial warehouse, in Utrecht Germany can shift its entire electricity system onto solar, wind and batteries by 2030 for less than 1% of its GDP. And the country’s entire energy system can go 100% clean energy by 2035 for less than what it spends on fossil fuels. In 10-15 years, Germany can change everything, permanently ending the era of dependence on expensive, volatile fossil fuel extraction, and leading the way for Europe to do the same. At RethinkX, with the Russian invasion of Ukraine prompting European governments in particular to radically rethink their …

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Solar panels on the Werkspoorfabriek, a large industrial warehouse, in Utrecht Germany can shift its entire electricity system onto solar, wind and batteries by 2030 for less than 1% of its GDP. And the country’s entire energy system can go 100% clean energy by 2035 for less than what it spends on fossil fuels. In 10-15 years, Germany can change …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 21 Apr 22

Source: Good Food Institute Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is about to set in motion a chain of feedback effects leading to a sudden, rapid escalation of global political instability. Various UN agencies, and now the IMF, have warned of social unrest at a similar scale to the ‘Arab Spring’ events in 2011. What few understand is the role of key technology disruptions in driving these processes, and helping us solve for them.  A new era of unrest   In addition to being the world’s top oil and gas exporter, Russia is the world’s largest wheat exporter, and Ukraine the fifth. Together Russia and …

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Source: Good Food Institute Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is about to set in motion a chain of feedback effects leading to a sudden, rapid escalation of global political instability. Various UN agencies, and now the IMF, have warned of social unrest at a similar scale to the ‘Arab Spring’ events in 2011. What few understand is the role of key technology disruptions …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 15 Mar 22

​​Putin and the Power of Collective Action from Shared Awareness — Part 2: The Social Grammar of CreationA 10-Point Meditation on Our Current MomentRead the translation into FrenchAs the reckless attacks and crimes against the Ukrainian people broadened and became more brutal, I found it difficult to concentrate and to continue writing this contemplation on our current moment. What we see unfolding is exactly the kind of massive amplification of absencing — the social field of destruction — that I wrote about in the first part of this essay. The only way out that I found was the way in (to borrow from a great podcast that I will …

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​​Putin and the Power of Collective Action from Shared Awareness — Part 2: The Social Grammar of CreationA 10-Point Meditation on Our Current MomentRead the translation into FrenchAs the reckless attacks and crimes against the Ukrainian people broadened and became more brutal, I found it difficult to concentrate and to continue writing this contemplation on our current moment. What we see unfolding is exactly the …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Mar 22

Industry in Russia Conventional analysts are looking at the Russian invasion of Ukraine through the lens of military strategy and geopolitical rivalry. But the invasion and its geopolitical consequences can only be properly understood in the context of wider transformations in the global economy, driven by disruptions unfolding across every major sector, namely, energy, transportation, food, information and materials. The Russian invasion of Ukraine is, in other words, symptomatic of a much wider process: the economic and military unwinding of the age of extraction as an entirely new system emerges. Six years ago, RethinkX’s co-founders Tony Seba and James Arbib …

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Industry in Russia Conventional analysts are looking at the Russian invasion of Ukraine through the lens of military strategy and geopolitical rivalry. But the invasion and its geopolitical consequences can only be properly understood in the context of wider transformations in the global economy, driven by disruptions unfolding across every major sector, namely, energy, transportation, food, information and materials. The …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 10 Mar 22

OnlySubs Episode 84: Regaining Narrative Control is now available exclusively for New Discourses contributors on the following platforms: Locals Patreon Subscribestar YouTube Members Thinkspot I have a metric for how well we’re doing against the Regime: how long it takes people to see through a narrative blitz and pull discussion back to reality. This aligns with my idea that we’re entering into a Second Enlightenment, and dire as things are, I see reasons for hope. In particular, while it took mainstream people years to start to see through the Trump Derangement Syndrome narrative, Covid-19 and Black Lives Matter took only months. Now, with …

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OnlySubs Episode 84: Regaining Narrative Control is now available exclusively for New Discourses contributors on the following platforms: Locals Patreon Subscribestar YouTube Members Thinkspot I have a metric for how well we’re doing against the Regime: how long it takes people to see through a narrative blitz and pull discussion back to reality. This aligns with my idea that we’re entering …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 8 Mar 22

Vladimir Putin, who has been a tyrant for decades, is at last facing unified global resistance: the UN general assembly voted 141 to 5, with 35 abstentions, to demand that… View Post The post The Propaganda War over Ukraine appeared first on Areo.

Vladimir Putin, who has been a tyrant for decades, is at last facing unified global resistance: the UN general assembly voted 141 to 5, with 35 abstentions, to demand that… View Post The post The Propaganda War over Ukraine appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Mar 22

I am a firm supporter of freedom for Ukraine. I believe that Putin is a dictator who threatens not just Russia’s neighbours and its own people but the western world.… View Post The post Ukraine: Why a No-Fly Zone is a No Go appeared first on Areo.

I am a firm supporter of freedom for Ukraine. I believe that Putin is a dictator who threatens not just Russia’s neighbours and its own people but the western world.… View Post The post Ukraine: Why a No-Fly Zone is a No Go appeared first on Areo.


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 7 Mar 22

Fence in the colours of the national flag of Ukraine, photo by Tina Hartung on Unsplash We are now at a crossroads in history, and no path forward looks pleasant. The war in Ukraine is killing innocent civilians, disrupting lives, and shaking the markets in energy, food and other commodities, making us wonder how we let ourselves become so complacent in trading with Russia, whose government has shown such little respect for the rights of its neighbors and its own citizens. The obvious path seems to be to boost oil, gas, coal, food and metals production from friendly countries. Cut …

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Fence in the colours of the national flag of Ukraine, photo by Tina Hartung on Unsplash We are now at a crossroads in history, and no path forward looks pleasant. The war in Ukraine is killing innocent civilians, disrupting lives, and shaking the markets in energy, food and other commodities, making us wonder how we let ourselves become so complacent …

The Disruption of Slavery Unveils Fastest Path to End Today’s Wars (The Pattern of Disruption, Part 4) Read More »


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