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What has an arts festival to do with a viable future?

Introduction by Carolyn Kagan Steady State Manchester’s keystone Viable Economy and Society points the way forward for a way of living that is environmentally, socially and economically viable. It points to a possible future where human flourishing is the focus … Continue reading

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Trimtab* tactics to move civil society on climate

*A ship’s trimtab is a small narrow rudder on the trailing edge of the much large rudder. To start turning a huge ship, the trimtab is deflected, which initiates the process of turning the ship by making the larger rudder … Continue reading

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Stitched Up: towards a Viable Economy, locally and globally

This is the second in our series of pieces about organisations that have received Steady State Manchester’s Viable Future Mark. Bryony Moore spoke with Mark Burton about the work of the Stitched Up co-operative. You can listen to the full … Continue reading

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The Steady State Manchester Solidarity Grant

Permanent page for this scheme (any updates and changes will appear there). We now offer a small grant (up to a few hundred pounds) to very small groups who want to do something original to challenge the damaging growth model … Continue reading

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Viable Greater Manchester: our new policy collection

Now with summary diagram showing how the policies would work to support each other. Viable Greater Manchester Policies for a Socially Just & Ecologically Safe City Region, 2021 This is a contribution from Steady State Manchester to the debate about … Continue reading

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From Counter Coin to Counter Community

SSM collective member Mike Riddell has been involved for some time in a grassroots project seeking to implement transformative change in Staffordshire, which ties to Steady State Manchester’s vision for a more viable economy. He and his colleague Brian Leyland … Continue reading

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The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods

The Future is 20 minutes away? 20-minute neighbourhoods. By Carolyn Kagan pdf version As we move towards a future in urban areas where people travel less, buy locally and live more convivial lives, we need vital and liveable neighbourhoods. This … Continue reading

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September Newsletter from Steady State Manchester

Click here for SSM’s September update newsletter.  It covers, Fossil Free Pensions?    Local action on climate change Revising the Viable Economy   Degrowth 2020 Future Economies launch event    Better Buses    Deansgate You can sign up to get these direct to your … Continue reading

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