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Book review: Degrowth as a desirable and possible future

Review 1) The Future Is Degrowth: A Guide to a World beyond Capitalism. by Matthias Schmelzer, Andrea Vetter and Aaron Vansintjan. Verso, 2022. ISBN 9781839765841. £18.99 paperback, £11.39 ebook (publisher is currently offering both at the ebook price) 2) Political … Continue reading

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Communicating about degrowth: an interview

In this interview with Dave Darby of LowImpact.org, SSM’s Mark Burton talks about the problems that economic growth brings and the degrowth alternative. It is an introductory treatment: for more detail, do explore our website and our publications. Low Impact … Continue reading

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Beyond a Green New Deal: book review

Beyond a Green New Deal Essay review: Max Ajl, “A People’s Green New Deal”, Pluto Press, 2021. Paperback £14.99 or open access download. Mark H Burton If you’ve read our commentaries then you’ll know that we have major reservations about … Continue reading

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Can Cop26 lead to a viable future? The Meteor interviews us.

The Meteor is an increasingly indispensable source of news for Greater Manchester an beyond. It is a worker co-op “a not-for-profit, independent media co-operative – an alternative, radical, community-based publication for the people of Manchester.” Conrad Bower, editor and co-founder, … Continue reading

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A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth – free ebook

Our collection of writings is now available. A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth from Steady State Manchester is a collection of our work from the last decade. This monster (it’s nearly 400 pages long) is available as a free ebook, … Continue reading

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Coming up: “A Viable Future?”

We will shortly publish our collection of writings from Steady State Manchester from the last decade. A Viable Future? Explorations in post-growth from Steady State Manchester will be available as a free ebook (epub and pdf versions) and soon as … Continue reading

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Organizing degrowth – A talk at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting

Steady State Manchester collective member James Scott Vandeventer was recently invited to speak on a panel at the Academy of Management Annual Meeting. The following piece is adapted from this talk, which was based on his paper ‘Organizing degrowth: The … Continue reading

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News about the Manchester Degrowth and Ecological Economics Conference, 5th – 8th JULY 2021

Building Alternative Livelihoods in times of ecological and political crisis The International Online Joint Conference of the International Society for Ecological Economics and the European Society for Ecological Economics, the international degrowth research networks and Steady State Manchester, hosted by … Continue reading

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