The prophets say we have to turn back, the wizards conjure new paths. In an effective mix of polemics and cultural history, this book shows that the environment is a product of the ideas we have about it.
Europe suffers from an unclear crisis: The forces that should unite us are absent, while the contradictions that should generate change are too vague. A philosophical diagnostic of Europe’s sickness is required in order to prepare a sound political struggle.
When our faith in grand narratives erodes as our lives become increasingly hectic, time itself loses its direction and meaning.
Franco Berardi suggests to us a new activism – not through revolutionary changes, but through a systematic effort to develop a humane and free society.
The aging Alain Badiou pens a radical speech on existential anguish as an opening towards a better community.
APOCALYPSE: A solitary greenhouse is the final outpost on Earth in Ben River’s prophetic science fiction-scenario, which stages the uncertain fate of the planet: deserted, with this greenhouse as its last remaining habitable place.
TRUE DEFINITION OF A REVOLUTION: It is imperative to rouse people to take control of the issue themselves – if we want Earth to survive, says Carl-A. Fechner.