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Category Archives: economics
Invisible workers, invisible systems.
Invisible workers, invisible systems. By Mark Burton pdf version also available at Resilience.org This is based on a short talk I gave to an event, What have we learned about work during Covid 19 and what needs to change? organised … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, economics, environment, event reports Tagged Covid-19, economy, extractivism, food, global justice, IT, key workers, Labour, Manchester Art Gallery, Mark Burton, pandemic, supply chains, talks, work Leave a comment
Job creation after Covid-19: the participatory economy.
by Carolyn Kagan Is there a different way of creating jobs? There is no doubt about it, COVID-19 has forced us to rethink not only what, and who, we value most but the purpose, nature and impact of work and … Continue reading
Posted in economics, key concepts Tagged Barking, Carolyn Kagan, civic economy, Dagenham, economy, Luton, Marsh Farm, organisation workshop, participation, participatory economy, policy, re-localisation, resilience 1 Comment
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy?
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy? Mark H Burton 1 Download it as a pdf file instead. Much has already been written about the prospects for the future of economic, social and ecological … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, economics, re-localisation, Viable Economy Tagged city region, Covid-19, Greater Manchester, Green Deals, Mark Burton, pandemic, re-localisation, resilience, The Meteor, viable economy 8 Comments
Re-focussing the economy in times of climate emergency and economic exclusion
Re-focussing the economy in times of climate emergency and economic exclusion. Mark H Burton Based on a talk given to Manchester Labour Backbenchers’ Committee, 6 February, 2020. Republished at themeteor.org resilience.org and shorttermwealth.com click for a pdf version In … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, Manchester Tagged climate emergency, decoupling, economy, equality, Labour, Local government, Mark Burton, policies, policy alternatives, viable economy 3 Comments
What Kind of a Green Deal? The implications of material and monetary flows.
What Kind of a Green Deal? The implications of material and monetary flows1. Mark H Burton pdf version of the article Contents Introduction: the resurgence of New Green Deals. Green Deals, Growth and Material Flows Paying for a Green Deal: … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, energy, investments and finance Tagged climate change, green growth, Green New Deal, investment, Mark Burton, material flows, MMT, money, New Green Deal 14 Comments
There’s a problem with New Green Deals
The New Green Deal, or Green New Deal, idea is getting a lot of coverage. There are some good ideas there but serious flaws, and they demonstrate a kind of laziness of thought among some of the advocates. A New … Continue reading
Posted in economics, explainers, key concepts Tagged economy, emissions, Green Deals, green growth, Keynesianism, material flows, rebound, resource caps Leave a comment
An economy that does not grow?
An economy that does not grow? Mark H Burton pdf version Spanish translation here /Traducción a castellano-enlace There is now plenty of evidence that economic growth is highly problematic for human welfare and survival. The evidence comes from three … Continue reading
Posted in degrowth, economics, further reading, key concepts Tagged Book reviews, degrowth, economic growth, economics, macroeconomics, policy, steady state economy, Steffen Lange 10 Comments