Culture as an incubator of extrinsic values

In a recent opinion piece for The Guardian, George Monbiot proposed that one (little explored) reason for the rise of Donald Trump is that Trump is “a walking, talking monument to extrinsic values”. He reminds us that our values are heavily influenced by the societies we are a part of, including the political environment. The […]

Talks on carbon emissions not enough: governments must lead a shift in values, says new report

The 56-page report is being launched to coincide with soul-searching in the aftermath of the Durban Climate Change Conference. It addresses the crucial question: how can governments work to create greater political space for proportional responses to environmental problems? Supported by WWF-UK and Oxfam, the report argues that past and present political objectives have not […]

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