Monthly Archives: March 2013

Post Growth Reflections – 2012 by Donnie Maclurcan

Post Growth Reflections – 2012 by Donnie Maclurcan Posted: 04 Jan 2013 04:14 PM PST As we move into what feels like a year brimming with post growth possibilities, we take a moment to reflect on the year that has … Continue reading

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Should socialists support degrowth?

by Don Fitz, Green Time TV KNLC-TV, St. Louis MO USA from the Climate & Capitalism web site The question is not should we advocate reducing production within capitalist society but rather: How do we best relate to those struggles … Continue reading

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UN’s first International Happiness Day – March 20, 2013 – Going beyond GDP

Don’t Laugh: The UN’s First International Happiness Day is Serious Business – by Frances Moore Lappé http://www.yesmagazine.org/happiness/got-happiness-first-un-international-day-of-happiness I never thought I would see the day when the United Nations declared the world’s first International Happiness Day. The purpose of it, … Continue reading

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‘Degrowth’ Enters the Italian Political Arena

By Marco Tistarelli Epoch Times Staff As the three main parties try to form a government in the aftermath of an election that produced no majority ruling party, M5S, led by former comedian Beppe Grillo, is bringing to the mainstream … Continue reading

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IPS: How to Break the Stalemate on global Sustainability

GENEVA, Mar 18 2013 (IPS) – The current growth model is not sustainable. Neither the green economy nor alternative sources of energy can prevent global warming. Solutions will come from concerted actions at the local and national levels, from the … Continue reading

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New Economy Summit – UBC, Vancouver – 4-6 April 2013

A gathering of people who understand there’s something fundamentally wrong with the current economic system and pioneers who are already building a new economy. We invite students from universities across the region, citizens and organizations who are interested in building … Continue reading

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David Suzuki mentions Montreal Degrowth conference on CBC Ideas

Economist Jeff Rubin and environmentalist David Suzuki might seem an unlikely pairing. But they’ve been touring Canada together, talking about the natural limits to growth from their very different perspectives. We listen in as they try to convince a Calgary … Continue reading

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