Talking about what goes missing from the big, simple story of ‘Progress’ and how much I’ve learned from decolonial thinkers like Vanessa Andreotti and Walter Mignolo.
Talking about the work of the Gesturing Towards Decolonial Futures collective for the tenth anniversary issue of Dark Mountain.
An essay written for the programme for the Orange Tree Theatre production of Joe White’s Mayfly.
Talking about collapse writing, online and in fiction.
What is different today is that living to grow old has become a reasonable expectation, something we can almost take for granted, rather than a matter of luck.
A review of two books that grew out of conversations among the friends and collaborators of Ivan Illich: Grassroots Postmodernism by Gustavo Esteva and Madhu Suri Prakash, and The Future of Development: A Radical Manifesto by Gustavo Esteva, Salvatore Babones and Philipp Babcicky.
In the fourth issue of Dark Mountain, I published this conversation with the Mexican activist and intellectual Gustavo Esteva.
Talking with the author of The Spell of the Sensuous and Becoming Animal.
When Paul and I wrote the Dark Mountain manifesto, our hope was start a conversation. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been encouraged by how far this has spread, and by the range and thoughtfulness (in most cases) of the responses we’ve received.