Monthly Archives: September 2019

The Sequel: Life After Economic Growth

By Shaun Chamberlin | November 15, 2018 Our globalised world finds itself caught on the horns of a seemingly impossible dilemma – either cease growing, and so collapse the economy on which we all depend, or continue to grow until … Continue reading

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Research on Degrowth. Annual Review of Environment and Resources

Annual Review of Environment and Resources Giorgos Kallis, Vasilis Kostakis, Steffen Lange, Barbara Muraca, Susan Paulson, Matthias Schmelzer A good (but dense) 26 page overview of degrowth research DOWNLOAD Contents 1. INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . … Continue reading

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Geographies of degrowth: Nowtopias, resurgences and the decolonization of imaginaries and places

Federico Demaria, Giorgos Kallis, Karen Bakker First Published August 21, 2019 Research Article https://doi.org/10.1177/2514848619869689 Abstract The term ‘décroissance’ (degrowth) signifies a process of political and social transformation that reduces a society’s material and energy use while improving the quality of … Continue reading

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Can we trust CEOs’ shock conversion to corporate benevolence? – Other News

September 2 2019 Joseph Stiglitz* – Project Syndicate/ The Guardian An apparent move by big business to maximise stakeholder value sounds too good to be true For four decades, the prevailing doctrine in the US has been that corporations should … Continue reading

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Degrowth: a theory of radical abundance – Jason Hickel

Monthly Review Online Posted Aug 30, 2019 by Jason Hickel https://mronline.org/2019/08/30/degrowth-a-theory-of-radical-abundance/ Ecology , Imperialism , Marxism , Political Economy Global Commentary Featured Originally published: Real-World Economics Review (March 19, Issue no. 87) As the climate crisis worsens and the carbon … Continue reading

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Meisner on the Swedish model failure

A good although somewhat economistic overview of the process and failure of Swedish labour and social democracy to build worker collective ownership and socialism. Could perhaps be subtitled “lessons from the failure of social democracy for the green new deal” … Continue reading

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