7.soft_development_paths. A tangible solution to global poverty and environmental degradation Sustainable development means different things to different people.
This is a plan for making sustainable development completely tangible and real for the poorest half of the human race by creating a "soft development path" akin to the "soft energy path" presented by Amory Lovins et al. in the 1970s. The soft development path starts by facing real, tangible limits to growth. The environmental footprint of an American is said to be around 30 times the footprint of a Bangladeshi. Who Are Indigenous Peoples. According to the United Nations, there are approximately 400 million Indigenous people worldwide, making up more than 5,000 distinct tribes.
Together we are one of the largest minority groups in the world, spanning over 90 countries. While Indigenous Peoples total only about 6% of the world’s population, we represent 90% of the cultural diversity. DEFINING INDIGENOUS PEOPLES There is no rigid definition of what makes a group Indigenous, but the United Nations and the International Labour Organization have outlined a few characteristics that usually define an Indigenous group: ● We are descended from the pre-colonial/pre-invasion inhabitants of our region. ● We maintain a close tie to our land in both our cultural and economic practices. ● We suffer from economic and political marginalization as a minority group. ● A group is considered Indigenous if it defines itself that way.
An Indigenous Led Organization. The Institute for Collapsonomics. Resilience Maps - Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps. Appropedia. Free science and engineering in the global public interest. A follow up to my bitcoin magazine interview on natural monopolies, cartels and power law distribution of wealth.
Nothing special is required to constitute the State within strict libertarian thinking. It is simply a monopoly landowner: that is the _definition_ of the State if we are honest. You do not like this, but it is [...] Future Thinkers Podcast. Ancient Cultures. ColoradoCare Full Initiative. Entrepreneurship. Homesteading. CharlesE Movements (2) EarthbagBuildingGuide.
Microclimate. Pachamama. Russell means for america to live europe must die. The Ethics of Working in a Foreign Culture. Timeline of Tribal Engagement in Protection. To Change Everything 1up. To Change Everything 2up. Ii. Foreword by Charles Eisenstein.
FOREWORD by Charles Eisenstein Going into my first conversation with Mark Boyle a year ago, I was feeling a little bit defensive.
“He probably thinks he is better than the rest of us,” I thought. “More ethical, more pure, less complicit in the sins of civilization.” His very lifestyle was an implied accusation.