Transformations

Mourning and traumas of the twenty-first century

As humanity moves into the huge, perhaps overwhelming, challenges of the 21st century, we carry with us a build-up of trauma from the events of the 20th century. As we address the threats we face – threats to livelihoods, to democracy, and to our ecological surroundings – we must also be mindful of a widespread need for emotional healing.

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Life’s Pacman

In the evolution of capitalism, capital not only hegemonized the relationship with the other three factors of production (land, technology, and labor), but also it progressively transformed them into a commodity.

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Rescuing Planetization

This moment is a step forward in the process of geo-genesis. We cannot retreat or enclose within our national boundaries with a diminished conscience.

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Technology for popular production

In addition to the land, another relevant, though may be less visible, factor of production is technology: knowing how to produce a good or service. Cultural domination is such that it assumes that capital commands. If you do not have money, you do not know.

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Assault to the common good

One of the most perverse effects of the parliamentary coup d’état, deposing the president with reasons legally challenged by the most respected jurists in our country and abroad, was to impose an economic and social project of adjustments and legal changes that constitute an assault on the already underdog common good.

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