Degrowth, Anti-Consumerism and Peak Consumption

Degrowth embraces the ongoing devolution of paid work and wealth that cannot be reversed.

Charles Hugh Smith

The anti-consumerism Degrowth movement is gaining visibility and adherents in Europe. Degrowth (French: décroissance, Spanish: decrecimiento, Italian: decrescita) recognizes that the mindless expansion of mindless consumption fueled by credit and financialization is qualitatively and quantitatively different from positive growth.

Degrowth is based on a number of principles:..

http://oftwominds.com/blogmay13/degrowth5-13.html

There is an interesting series of comments on this piece at

http://www.mrmoneymustache.com/forum/welcome-to-the-forum/degrowth-and-peak-consumption/

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