Monthly Archives: October 2012

Red Pepper: Politics, our missing link

A movement without an electoral intervention is doomed to lose out, argues Mike Marqusee Red Pepper, September 2012 We get the word ‘politics’ from ancient Greece, where polis was used to describe the city‑states that emerged in the sixth century … Continue reading

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Germany’s ‘post-growth’ movement

Sherelle Jacobs, The Guardian, 19 September 2012 Prompted by concerns for the environment and secure in their prosperity, many Germans are questioning the value of growth… Growth is a complicated business. Over the centuries, economists have not only been divided … Continue reading

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When the economy becomes collaborative – a P2P Foundation report

Exchanging houses during vacation time, sharing a car with strangers, designing a lamp for one’s own living room in a FabLab, proposing a packaging design for a favorite brand, inventing a solution to help a company innovate, writing a article … Continue reading

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A report on the 3rd international conference on degrowth – Venice 19-23 Sept ember 2012

Geoff Garver has written a report on the 3rd international conference on degrowth in Venice from the 19th to the 23rd of September 2012 conference, along with links to some of the talks and other information: Read his report on … Continue reading

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Giorgos Kallis’ plenary talk in the Venice conference on degrowth

My presentation has three parts. First, I will highlight what I consider as the most important findings of research on degrowth during these last two years. Second, I will identify three priority questions for the near future, out of a … Continue reading

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