Monthly Archives: June 2013

Do Turkish youth want degrowth?

Other News 10 June 2013 Ensuring your people’s prosperity is no longer enough to avoid being challenged. Turkey is due to record 3.2 per cent growth in 2013 and 4 per cent growth in 2014, according to European Commission forecasts, … Continue reading

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On the road to change we need music like this

“TENCERE TAVA HAVASI” Pots and pans in Istanbul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o-kbuS–anD4&feature=youtube_gdata_player

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A Healing Walk through Canada’s Tar Sands Dystopia

Cree organizer Clayton Thomas-Muller provides a deeply personal account of a ceremonial healing walk through the broken landscape of Canada’s tar sands. This year’s walk begins July 4. posted Jun 06, 2013 http://www.yesmagazine.org/planet/a-healing-walk-through-canada-s-tar-sands-dystopia

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Video Special: Farewell to the growth society

Karin de Miguel Wessendorf, Heinrich Böll Foundation, 31 January 2013 During economic downturns, the debate about the limits of growth becomes increasingly important. Experts have long warned that crises are inevitable in growth-oriented societies, as infinite growth is not possible … Continue reading

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CCPA: Ten suggestions to lead a better life without growth (part 1)

May 30th, 2013 Two weeks ago the degrowth research group Collectif de recherche interuniversitaire et transdisciplinaire sur les impasses de la croissance (CRITIC) held its first colloquium, entitled “How much should we keep on digging? The limits to growth”, at … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia’s Ivany commission finds public doesn’t want growth for its own sake

Nova Scotia’s Ivany commission on the “new economy” has written up what it heard on the road in an interim report (at http://www.onens.ca). “Growth for its own sake” was not what the public said they wanted, preferring “wealth creation that … Continue reading

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Towards Post Growth Futures, Together

by Donnie Maclurcan, Janet Newbury and Sharon Ede Meaningful collaboration is the cornerstone of ecologically responsible and socially just transitions to futures beyond economic growth. At the Post Growth Institute (PGI), we’ve received growing interest from those of you wanting … Continue reading

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A Vision of America the Possible by Gus Speth

The following is an excerpt from a new book by James G. Speth, America the Possible: Manifesto for a New Economy (Yale University Press, 2012). Speth envisions a future America in which citizens have created a sustainable and desirable society, … Continue reading

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