In our interdependent and dangerous century, an organic planetary civilization has become both a possibility and a necessity.
The Great Transition to Planetary Civilization
Interrogating the Anthropocene:
Truth and Fallacy
Human activity has jolted the Earth into a hostile new state. If we care about building a decent future, how should we think about “the Anthropocene”?
Universal Basic Income:
Has the Time Come?
Should society provide every citizen with a basic income, no strings attached? Proponents and critics of a universal basic income debate whether it should be a central element of strategies for transformation.
After the Pandemic:
How will today’s crisis alter the shape of tomorrow’s world? Which scenario—Conventional Worlds, Barbarization, Great Transition—has become more likely? How can we seize the moment to propel transformation?
Planetize the Movement!
In our fraught time, we need coordinated action for deep social and ecological change more than ever. How can we build a unified global movement? Who will change the world?
Toward a Great Ethics Transition:
The Earth Charter at Twenty
A Great Transition must rise on core ethical values attuned to an interdependent world facing a common destiny. What are the elements of this foundation, and how do we build it?
Corporations in the Crosshairs:
From Reform to Redesign
Footloose transnational corporations are fraying the social and ecological fabric. What strategies are at the cutting edge of the struggle to tame these predatory behemoths?
Dollars to Doughnuts:
The Shape of a New Economy
The author of Doughnut Economics describes what mainstream economics gets wrong and how another economics can nurture both people and planet.
Farewell to the World
The WSF has offered a vital meeting place for activists. But has it's time passed? Roberto Savio opens the debate and a panel weighs in.
The Climate Movement:
A forum on the prospects for a transformational climate movement. Bill McKibben opens the debate.