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Category Archives: social policy
Community or Consumption: Social Ecology in Greater Manchester
Posted on 7 April, 2022 by The Steady State Manchester team
A guest article, by anon It’s an inevitability for anything written on the topic of Manchester to mention or make even the most minute reference to the city’s past as the birthplace of the industrial revolution. From the worker bee … Continue reading →
Posted in analysis, cities, Greater Manchester, Manchester, social policy | Tagged civic boosterism, communalism, consumption, Northern Powerhouse, social ecology, vision | 5 Comments
Policies for the City Region, the last installment: Community.
Posted on 8 July, 2017 by The Steady State Manchester team
Here is the final piece in our serialisation of our policy suite: Policies for the City Region. Our argument here is simple: a viable economy requires a lively and resilient community. The State and local State can and must create … Continue reading →
Universal Basic Income (or Citizen’s Income) – a digest of issues
Posted on 9 May, 2016 by The Steady State Manchester team
Universal basic income (UBI) is an unconditional, income paid to every individual as a right of citizenship. Steady State Manchester is increasingly interested in the relationship between work and income as the number of relatively secure, decently paid jobs reduces … Continue reading →
Posted in key concepts, social policy | Tagged Carolyn Kagan, citizens income, economy, future of work, policy, precariat, social policy, universal basic income (UBI), viable economy | 6 Comments
Mayor Tony Lloyd responds to our Open Letter.
Posted on 9 September, 2015 by The Steady State Manchester team
We have now received a response from Tony Lloyd to our open letter about DevoManc. In that letter, which received a lot of interest and support, we did two things. First we shared ideas about how to begin addressing the … Continue reading →
An open letter to Tony Lloyd, Interim Mayor of Greater Manchester
Posted on 6 July, 2015 by The Steady State Manchester team
In this open letter, Steady State Manchester’s Mark Burton invites Tony Lloyd, the newly appointed interim Mayor of Greater Manchester to take steps to redress the democratic deficit in the devolution deal and to focus on supporting the local economy, … Continue reading →
Care, community and contribution in the viable economy
Posted on 25 June, 2015 by judith515
What will communities look like in a viable economy, how will we care for one another? We have a range of thoughts and feelings and are curious to know whether they resonate with yours. We are scared about how the … Continue reading →
Posted in social policy, Viable Economy | Tagged basic income, citizens income, co-production, community, conviviality, core economy, health, nef, social care, social policy, viable economy, well-being | 4 Comments