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Socrates Schouten

Socrates Schouten is an independent researcher and author on circular, regional and ecological economics. Earlier he worked for Bureau de Helling (scientific bureau GroenLinks) and Recycling Netwerk Benelux.

Articles

18.01.2018
Baby Steps on the Road to a Basic Income

Various Dutch cities have started basic income experiments. But restrictions from central government are making some veer from the founding principle. How will it play out?

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26.12.2017
Ton Lemaire: ‘I’m an animal in the depths of my thoughts’

Ton Lemaire pleads for a new universal morality, which he calls humanimalism.

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29.09.2016
Brexit: a Scene from the Anthropocene

Slightly over two months ago, the ‘Brexit’ vote took place, leaving a lot of us in horror, lethargy, or at least confusion. If our confusion has receded as time has gone by, it is because we have become used to this new reality, not because it started making sense.

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