EARTH DAY 2017

It looks like that the popular support to this “celebration” is constantly decreasing. It happens that I was present at the University of Pennsylvania on the first anniversary, attending Ian McHarg ‘s studio.(Ian was the key speaker at Fairmont Park Rallye on April 20th 1970). One of my fellow student wore the then popular badge[…]

SEA CHANGE: HOW MARKETS AND PROPERTY RIGHTS CAN ADVANCE THE COMMON FISHERIES POLICY

An interesting article from EPICENTER on fisheries. The UK is considering a new policy based on Individual Transferable Quotas-ITQ which we advocated at our international conference “Marine Resources: Property Rights, Economics and Environment” (Elsevier, 2002). This could trigger a change of CFP which is a living example of “The Tragedy of the Commons” Max Falque[…]

About two major books by French philosopher Serge Audier

Néo-libéralisme (s) une archéologie intellectuelle ( “Neoliberalism: An intellectual archeology”) is a major input to the history of conservative ideas. Its main purpose is to show how ideas percolated on both sides of the Arlanctic with a small group of intellectuals engaged in the Lippman colloquium nd and later in The Mont Pelerin Society. Among[…]