How is Degrowth facing the democracy crisis of Covid-19?

After borders were closed and quarantines were organised, Anitra Nelson and Vincent Liegey see in the current health-crisis the opportunity to emphasize the democratic weaknesses of capitalist states. While the political and economic ruling class advocates for emergency policies to save the economy and markets, they do not question the decades of neoliberal policies that… continue reading.

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Urban Arena – a podcast about sustainable and just cities

Cities can play a crucial role in creating just and sustainable futures. Urban Arena is a series of critical conversations with activists, entrepreneurs, intellectuals and policy-makers in different European cities who are working, in complimentary and conflicting ways, to create cities that respond to the twin challenges of justice and sustainability. This podcast is part… continue reading.

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Best wishes for 2020!

Dear friends, We wish to all of you a happy and fruitful 2020! At Cargonomia, with our partners, we had a very active year in 2019! Our community cargobike sharing system is flourishing as you can see in this video: Our Urban agroforestry project in Zuglo is also progressing, and in November with the help… continue reading.

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Meet Cargonomia !

Cargonomia is always happy to share with you its projects and how its works ! Here is a new article published in Kafkadesk.  < Cargonomia connects sustainable food production with the promotion of low-carbon transport solutions and advocacy for bicycle use. Every year, it organizes about 50 workshops for academics, children or the general public… continue reading.

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Urban agroforestry in Budapest

Degrowth cooperative Cargonomia has created an edible, organic public garden in the heart of the city. Our edible forest garden experiment in Budapest is part of a doctoral research project on urban agroforestry at the Szent Istvan University of Budapest, in the Faculty of Landscape Architecture and Urbanism. It was constructed in partnership with Budapest’s 14th District Council and the social Degrowth cooperative Cargonomia.   The garden opened with… continue reading.

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Reimagining the world of (care)work: the case of Cargonomia

Reimagining the world of (care)work: the case of Cargonomia Authors: Ágota Csoma and Orsolya Lazányi Review: Beatte Littig This is an essay of the writing workshop Socio-Ecological Economics, published on 9 February 2019 Introduction A dominating capitalist market economy, especially in the west and increasingly in central and eastern Europe, centers life around working and consuming… continue reading.

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