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Article: After Brexit and Trump: don't demonise; localise!

Both Trump and Brexit can be explained by the failure of mainstream political elites to address the pain inflicted on ordinary citizens in the neoliberal ere. In the US and the UK, working class voters rightly rejected the corporate globalisation that has created so much poverty and insecurity. But the real solutions lie in relocalisation, not hatred, write Helena Norberg-Hodge and Rupert Read for the Ecologist.

Article: Dear European leaders, your new plan for ending inequality will not work

Europe is not faring well on the challenges posed by the sustainable development goals. Rather than battening down the hatches and chasing economic growth at any cost, the European commission must place respect for human rights at the centre of their forthcoming plans, writes Tanya Cox, Jussi Kanner and Evert-Jan Brouwer.

Blog: Blind spots in Agenda 2030: What happened to improving global social governance?

Many of the aspirations contained within the UN's Sustainable Development Goals are to be supported, despite their reliance on too much economic growth. But on the question of how to create a new socially just, redistributive and regulatory global economic and social policy, Agenda 2030 falls down, explains Bob Deacon.

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