Monthly Archives: May 2013

Degrowth: The Mauss that roared

Bob Thomson, Paris, 4 October 2012 Many of the processes of economic, political and cultural colonization which have become the accepted doctrines of our Western cultural narrative are rooted in the classical economic ideas of Adam Smith and David Ricardo. … Continue reading

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Beyond CSA: Community Supported Industry

Panel to be held at the Left Forum 2013: June 7th – 9th, Pace University, New York City Abstract: Shaping an economic system that is both equitable and sustainable requires creating new jobs without increased growth. One strategy to achieve … Continue reading

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The Wealth of Commons: A World Beyond Market and State

David Bollier & Soilke Helfrich, editors The Wealth of Commons: A World Beyond Market and State Levellers Press, 2012 reviewed by Derek Wall Today, the battle to preserve, extend and deepen the commons is becoming more and more popular, and … Continue reading

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How to Yasunize the world: Don’t burn the Unburnable Fuels

Posted by Nick 21 may 2013 On May 9, for the first time ever, the world’s longest-running, high-precision instrument to record atmospheric CO2 hit the 400ppm level. 275ppm was the norm before the industrial revolution. The concentration has not risen … Continue reading

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Degrowth: moving beyond the economic growth vs equality debate

by Darren Zhang 15 May 2013, on “What kind of world do you want?” Reconciling social equality objectives with economic growth priorities is a false choice in modern politics. Economic growth’s relevance is increasingly challenged as it no longer improves … Continue reading

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Degrow or die?

John Bellamy Foster opens a debate on ‘degrowth’, climate crisis and capitalism Red Pepper, London, November 2010 In the opening paragraph to his 2009 book Storms of My Grandchildren, James Hansen, the leading US climatologist and the world’s foremost scientific … Continue reading

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Anti Economic Growth, De-growth, Re-growth

May 14, 2013 By: Andrew_McKillop Dumping millions of persons in the gutter, giving young persons the No Future of Mrs Thatcher – and casually calling this politically correct crisis management – creates an outlook that is revolutionary. Degrowth emerges as … Continue reading

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