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Category Archives: event reports
CounterCoin’s continual experimentation towards The Viable Economy
The first of two pieces on Countercoin In this one Mike Riddell (of CounterCoin Community Club Limited, Hometown Plus Limited and Steady State Manchester) reports on the Countercoin Challenge event held last week in Newcastle u Lyme. Next up is … Continue reading
Does ecological sustainability mean the end of growth and capitalism?
On Sunday 4th November, people from Manchester and beyond packed a lecture theatre at the University of Manchester to hear a debate titled “Is Capitalism Unsustainable?”, organised by the University’s Political Economy Centre. The speakers were local climate scientist Kevin … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, degrowth, event reports Tagged capitalism, climate change, degrowth, economic growth, events, green growth, Peter Somerville 1 Comment
The Mayor’s Green Summit: a balance sheet.
updated: 28 March, 2018 Also published, 7/4/18 by The Meteor: http://www.themeteor.org/2018/04/07/2245/ I attended the Greater Manchester Mayor’s Green City Summit on 21 March: here is a quick review. The event was, as you’d expect, a mixed bag, with good and … Continue reading
Community wealth building: resources for a new dawn or for a better collapse?
This post has also been published as “Launch: Community Wealth Building” on the Stir to Action blog. I attended a launch event for the new issue of Stir magazine. In case you don’t know it, Stir is a great source for thinking and … Continue reading
Universal Basic Income: The Cornerstone of a Just Society?
On a cold January day, the room of about 60 people was buzzing towards the end of Karl Widerquist’s talk on Universal Basic Income: The Cornerstone of a Just Society at the SSM/MMU event on January 30th 2017. Later that … Continue reading
Posted in economics, event reports, key concepts Tagged Carolyn Kagan, citizens income, economy, future of work, income, universal basic income (UBI) 3 Comments
Lively cafe conversation
Steady State Manchester (SSM) welcomed many new faces to a lively and exciting conversation on 20th October: ‘Climate change is an emergency: what do we know about the best way of influencing decision makers?’ It was a hopeful and inspiring … Continue reading
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