Shared Perspectives for a Digital New Deal

This draft was written using the conceptual mapping of the Digital New Deal essays. The maps are generated by the tool Desmodo/Scrutari and available at desmographies2.desmodo.net/digital (thanks to Vincent Calame from Exemole for the technical support). By François Soulard, coordinator of the Dunia communication platform dunia.earth, member of the Forum for a New World Governance…

A Short 2019 Digital Outlook

  The expansion of the Internet and electronic communications, as new global interdependence and infrastructure of industrial economies, is well established. Networks of information exchange, the Internet has also set up a global commons which, like other commons, is involved in a fierce strategic dispute. Russia plans to start its own network in 2021 and…

Shake off the inertia, broadening perspectives…

Cross-sectoral reflection on the knowledge gained in several meetings/processes held by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences, National University of La Plata (Argentina) Three meetings supported by the Department of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences (UNLP, Argentina) since 2015 have provided fruitful conceptual outcomes that could serve to nurture the actions of agricultural actors. These…

Latin America in the Mirror

  Buenos Aires. 1 March 2019. Space is the field of man’s strength, time is that of his weakness. -Spinoza. These are times of retreat and confusion in South America. A new geopolitical cycle can be seen in the domino effect that now has Venezuela in the eye of the emotional storm, after Brazil, Argentina,…

In the corridors of post-truth

  On the shock of the present, the narrowness of interpretative frameworks, and the communicational rape of the masses In the first half of the twentieth century, Aldous Huxley wrote in Brave New World of his fear that the truth would be drowned in a sea of insignificant news and the desire for knowledge repressed.…