Author Archives: The Steady State Manchester team

Andy Burnham urged to act against government’s proposed planning system changes

from the Meteor Open letter calls on Andy Burnham, and the leaders of the conurbation’s ten boroughs, to “intervene” in the government’s plans to change the UK planning system, which the campaigners call an “emergency for communities and local authorities … Continue reading

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The Post Growth Challenge

The Post Growth Challenge Calling writers, artists, designers and video makers.Can you make a Post Growth Policy Package? An initiative in collaboration with the Manchester Meteor and the Systems Change Alliance. What? A cooperative challenge to find a better way … Continue reading

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Systems Change Alliance interview us Wed 16 Dec, 11..00 a.m.

Interview with Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan – Steady State Manchester This interview went out live on Wednesday Dec 16 2020.  Watch it below from the System Change Alliance YouTube channel. Mark and Carolyn talk with Alexander McDonell about their … Continue reading

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There must be some way out of here: policies, politics and possibilities in the pancrisis.

There must be some way out of here: policies, politics and possibilities in the pancrisis. by Mark H Burton This article was commissioned by the online journal 15/15\15 Revista para una nueva civilización.  The article appears there in Spanish translation … Continue reading

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Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future?

Is this the best we can do to Plan for the Future? by Carolyn Kagan updated 28 October with a link to our consultation response The UK Government has issued a White Paper intended to reform the planning system in … Continue reading

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Steady State Manchester’s online shop opens

Now you can buy the printed version of our main pamphlet and a limited stock of unique SSM tee-shirts from this website. If reading this some months after it was posted, do visit our Shop page to see if we’ve … Continue reading

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A Response Guide to the “Our Manchester” Consultation

A Response Guide to the “Our Manchester” Consultation Manchester City Council is consulting on their core strategy, ‘Our Future Manchester’: the road to 2025. It is via a short web-based survey, which you can access here: https://surveys.manchester.gov.uk/s/OurFutureManchester/ We offer our … Continue reading

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Economy and livelihoods after Covid-19 A global on-line symposium of the international degrowth network and the International Society for Ecological Economics. September 1 to September 4th, 2020. The sessions will be in the afternoons BST. Tickets are available for this … Continue reading

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