Manufacturing Dissent Since 1996
New interviews throughout the week

Land use, capitalism and the unnatural space between humans and nature.


What's especially profitable is to hold on to whatever has not been destroyed - and that's where value increases and we have the paradoxical things like needing to buy a bottle of water when it's something in abundance and essential for life. How things got to the point where it became a business... Now we see it with water, I wouldn't be surprised if in the future it's also air on sunlight.

Disease ecologist Luis Fernando Chaves on the disasterous consequences of the growing gulf between humans and the natural world, capitalism's grasp on our understanding of value and time, and his dispatch Scientists say land use drives new pandemics. But what if 'land' isn’t what they think it is? for Pandemic Research For The People.

Share Tweet Send


Person placeholder


Related Interviews