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In 2014 our focus as an organisation was developing our ideas for how to bring about a more fair and sustainable economy in Manchester and the wider region. We launched the Viable Economy, building upon our previous interventions, it is … Continue reading
This week was Living Wage Week.To mark the event SSM, along with signatories from other Campaign groups including GMB Union, the GM Living Wage Campaign and the Green Party sent an open letter to the leaders of the Greater Manchester Local Authorities. Continue reading
Part of the transition to a steady state economy requires maximizing the opportunities for local economies to invest in themselves, specifically in socially useful, equitable and resilience building enterprises. SSM also believes Local Government will play a key role in … Continue reading
Inequality in Britain is at its highest point for 50 years. An info-graphic produced by Inequality Briefing is a startling visualization of the disparities of wealth in Britain. Real levels of inequality are far greater than most people think, nevermind … Continue reading
A failure to reduce CO2 emissions by 10% this year belies specific and effective carbon reduction projects taken by Manchester City Council but much more can be done. Steady State Manchester is wholeheartedly in support of Manchester City Council in … Continue reading