GTI FORUM


Facing Dark Times

Panel 1

Facing Dark Times

Banuri

The Coming Struggle

Tariq Banuri

Coole

A Militancy of
Despair

Diana Coole

Falk

Navigating a
Fortress World

Richard Falk

Gallopin

Trending Troubles

Gilberto Gallopín

Hallsmith

The Closing
Fortress Gates

Gwendolyn
Hallsmith

Hammond

High-Tech and
High-Risk

Al Hammond

Hendlin

Preparing for
Resistance

Yogi Hendlin

Lautensach

Patchwork World
Descending

Alexander Lautensach

Moghadam

Where Is the
Mass Movement?

Valentine M.
Moghadam

Nakarada

War and Decline

Radmila Nakarada

Robinson

The Crisis of
Fortress Capitalism

William I. Robinson

Standing

Guy Standing

The Era of
Rentier Capitalism

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Bright Spots

Panel 2

Highlighting Bright Spots

Brittain

Movements Show
the Way

Victoria Brittain

Butler

Susan Butler

Embracing Planetary
Flow

Christian

David Christian

The Case for
Optimism

Dauncey

Three Sources of
Hope

Guy Dauncey

Fischer

The Practical Idealism
of Ecovillages

Frank Fischer

Hollo

Rebuilding the
World from
WIthin

Tim Hollo

Kothari

A Flowering of
Radical Change

Ashish Kothari

Nelson

Seeds of
Eco-communalism

Anitra Nelson

Oliver

From Vicious to
Virtuous Cycles

Tom Oliver

Speth

Short-Term Action
for Long-Term
Change

Gus Speth

Van Der Bly

Beyond Barbarization

Martha Van Der Bly

Abadaikkalam Zabihi

Weaving Diverse
Strategies

Selvi Adaikkalam
Zabihi

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Twenty years ago, the essay Great Transition: The Promise and Lure of the Times Ahead imagined alternative scenarios for the twenty-first century. Now, we stand partway into that unknown future, witnesses to the actual path of history (so far). Where are we? Where are we headed?


Core GT Texts
JTE
The emergence of an organic planetary civilization has become both possible and necessary. What would it look like? How do we get there?
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The classic essay on our planetary moment, global scenarios, and pathways to a just, fulfilling, and sustainable future.