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Campaign to Defend Mexico’s Sacred Lake Changes Global Activism

A success story of indigenous resistance in Mexico winning a long term fight against a deeply destructive airport development. “Neoliberal concepts of development are actual environmental and psychological suicide.” — Three lessons from Lake Texcoco can serve as pillars that movements around the world can adopt to create alternative narratives for a post-capitalist world.

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Matthew Wisner
The youth have seen enough

“We’ve had thirty years of pep-talking and selling positive ideas. And I’m sorry, but it doesn’t work. Because if it would have, emissions would have gone down by now — they haven’t.”

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Matthew Wisner
Don’t fall prey to the cult of wellness

As a family doctor with a keen interest in evidence-based practice, [Margaret McCartney] has found our obsession with wellness troubling. This vogue has to be set against a cultural landscape where science is seen as a matter of opinion rather than fact and evidence. Social media have allowed a slew of widely followed celebrities to recommend products and supplements despite having little evidence to justify them…

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Matthew Wisner