Lorenzo Marsili

Lorenzo Marsili is an activist philosopher and writer and co-founder of the transnational NGO European Alternatives. He is an active public speaker and media commentator internationally and was the founding editor of the independent journal Naked Punch Review. He currently serves on the Board of the global NGO CIVICUS. His books include Citizens of Nowhere (Zed Books, 2018) and Planetary Politics (Polity Press, forthcoming 2020).

Articles

11.03.2020
United We Stand: Labour Environmentalism and the Climate Movement

Looking at the climate crisis in class terms means reframing class conflict in terms of capital versus life.

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11.03.2020
United We Stand: The Green Industrial Revolution in Italy

Unions and new ecological movements need a frank exchange to find elements of synergy and mutual growth.

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03.03.2020
The Potential of Green Politics in Italy

Does the ecological transition offer a route away from socio-economic stagnation?

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02.03.2020
Investing in the Future: Why Europe Needs a Green New Deal

The Green New Deal is a vision for social and environmental transformation. What would it mean to have one in Europe?

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29.01.2020
Carbon Markets Are the Shortest Path to a Green New Deal

Longstanding problems with EU climate policy have been overcome and real money is on the table for the transition. The question is will it be enough.

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26.09.2019
From Italy to the EU: Alternatives to a Failing Status Quo

A conversation on how to rework the political economy to end inequality and challenge the "business as usual" attitude of the EU and Italy's ruling classes.

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17.05.2018
Earn Money Online: The Politics of Microwork and Machines

Antonio Casilli discusses ‘microwork’, the increasingly common, hard-to-measure practice that sees people carry out small tasks online for even tinier amounts of pay.

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25.11.2017
The City as the New Political Centre

Barcelona leads the way in reviving democracy and participation of citizens. Joan Subirats talks about how cities can shape a better governance architecture and complement the current system centred on nation-states.

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