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Max Ajl

MAX AJL is a doctoral student in Development Sociology at Cornell University researching the Tunisian national liberation struggle and its aftermath.

Degrowth Considered

The point of degrowth is to change the organizing principles of society, to adopt a creed of “simplicity, conviviality, and sharing,” and design new institutions, paired with localized economies—production, distribution, and consumption—and more equal distribution of resources

Beyond the Green New Deal

The agrarianist Wendell Berry wrote once that modernity had bred a dangerous and close-to-fatal ignorance about ecology. In contrast to earlier ways of life, our social relations, which are our productive relations, do not force us to reckon with the consequences of what we consume in the course of making our lives, including making the people who come after we do.


The Brooklyn Rail

APRIL 2020

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