Category Archives: further reading

The question of culture

In our critique of the dominant approach to prosperity in the city we have emphasised alternative economic perspectives – especially ecological economics (whence the ‘steady  state economy’) and degrowth (decentreing from the pursuit of growth as the central question).  In … Continue reading

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Socialist Economic Bulletin: The FT, hedgehogs and the scale of the crisis

The FT, hedgehogs and the scale of the crisis. This short article provides an interesting graphic take on the bankruptcy of the orthodox model, and its forecasters.  As we’ve said before – we are in a situation of post-growth already.  … Continue reading

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The financial enclosure of the commons | Red Pepper

The financial enclosure of the commons | Red Pepper. Really useful and succinct summary of the problem.  Carbon trading creates financial derivatives and actually makes the situation worse. For more detail also see:- Lohmann, L. (2009). When markets are poison: … Continue reading

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Book Review: Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system.

Where Does Money Come From?  A guide to the UK monetary and banking system. Second Edition. by Josh Ryan-Collins, Tony Greenham, Richard Werner and Andrew Jackson. Reviewed for SSM by Justin Hellings One of the things that always bothered me … Continue reading

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Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service

Austerity or debt? There has to be a better way – Public Service. A useful article by Dan O’Neill – very relevant in our Manchester context where, as we’ve seen, the central government policy of austerity is forcing huge cuts … Continue reading

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Book launch on Steady State Economy – Leeds

Thursday, 24 January 2013, 5:30 – 7:30 pm:  Book launch for Enough Is Enough.  Join economist and author Dan O’Neill as he speaks about the ideas in his new book, Enough Is Enough: Building a Sustainable Economy in a World … Continue reading

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Ethical Finance for a Steady State Economy

We are pleased to add this short report by Ben Irvine to the resources for Steady State Manchester Ethical Finance for a Steady State Economy. It is a continuation of the discussion about alternatives to the dominant financial system and … Continue reading

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Our first reports published: “In Place of Growth” and “Living Well”

Steady State #Manchester is pleased to present its first two reports, In Place of Growth and Living Well.  We have a launch event on 20 November details here.  Both are published here in .pdf format.  We can supply other versions … Continue reading

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