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Tag Archives: capitalism
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
Posted in analysis, explainers, theory Tagged 15-15-15, APPG, build back better, capitalism, climate change, Covid-19, equitable frugality, limits to growth, Mark Burton, pancrisis, well-being 2 Comments
Taking the Imperative out of Growth
by Mark H Burton This article presents the personal viewpoint of the author rather than the considered position of the SSM collective as a whole. This article as a pdf. Our much longer, fully referenced version (pdf). The report, The … 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
We need to end growth dependency, but how?
Monetary reform would make at best a minor contribution to the task1. Mark H Burton2 Summary There is increasing recognition that endless economic “growth” is neither possible on a finite planet nor a desirable policy aim in social and economic … Continue reading
Posted in Banking, degrowth, economics, investments and finance, key concepts Tagged capitalism, credit, economic growth, finance, Mark Burton, monetary reform, money, Positive Money, sovereign money 27 Comments
Germany: a case study in the post-growth economy?
We can’t possibly do without economic growth! This is the mantra repeated by the political and economic establishment, from the far right to the Trade Union movement’s leadership. This claim we know to be illiterate in terms of social welfare, … Continue reading
Posted in economics, theory Tagged accumulation, banking, capitalism, economic growth, Germany, Mark Burton, post-growth, resilience, stalled growth, steady state economy, studies, UK 4 Comments