Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Thomas Hylland Eriksen
4 May 2011

‘Surprisingly to many, the new humanism began with commonsensical ecological measures. In the early years of the 21st century, we were increasingly aware that we were running out of space. The global middle class began to think of waste as resources gone astray, gradually learning to see ourselves, and humanity, in ecological terms. We were complementary, not competitors; different, but equal. Based on ecological models, the new pluralism was flexible and sustainable, spreading like wildfire across the world when its potential was understood.’

Author: Thomas Hylland Eriksen

Expose the ‘dark money’ bankrolling our politics

US Christian ‘fundamentalists’, some linked to Donald Trump and Steve Bannon, have poured at least $50m of ‘dark money’ into Europe over the past decade – boosting the far right.

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