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Tag Archives: economy
More than just places
Book Review Adamson, D., Axinte, L., Lang, M., & Marsden, T. (2023). Sustainable places: Addressing social inequality and environmental crisis. Routledge. £35.99 paperback, £26.99 ebook. This short book covers much the same question that we have been concerned with in … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, community, further reading Tagged Australia, Book reviews, community development, Deep Place, economic development, economy, Vanuatu, viable economy, Wales 2 Comments
Invisible workers, invisible systems.
Invisible workers, invisible systems. By Mark Burton pdf version also available at Resilience.org This is based on a short talk I gave to an event, What have we learned about work during Covid 19 and what needs to change? organised … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, economics, environment, event reports Tagged Covid-19, economy, extractivism, food, global justice, IT, key workers, Labour, Manchester Art Gallery, Mark Burton, pandemic, supply chains, talks, work Leave a comment
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
Job creation after Covid-19: the participatory economy.
by Carolyn Kagan Is there a different way of creating jobs? There is no doubt about it, COVID-19 has forced us to rethink not only what, and who, we value most but the purpose, nature and impact of work and … Continue reading
Posted in economics, key concepts Tagged Barking, Carolyn Kagan, civic economy, Dagenham, economy, Luton, Marsh Farm, organisation workshop, participation, participatory economy, policy, re-localisation, resilience 1 Comment
Re-focussing the economy in times of climate emergency and economic exclusion
Re-focussing the economy in times of climate emergency and economic exclusion. Mark H Burton Based on a talk given to Manchester Labour Backbenchers’ Committee, 6 February, 2020. Republished at themeteor.org resilience.org and shorttermwealth.com click for a pdf version In … Continue reading
Posted in Climate Change, economics, Manchester Tagged climate emergency, decoupling, economy, equality, Labour, Local government, Mark Burton, policies, policy alternatives, viable economy 3 Comments
There’s a problem with New Green Deals
The New Green Deal, or Green New Deal, idea is getting a lot of coverage. There are some good ideas there but serious flaws, and they demonstrate a kind of laziness of thought among some of the advocates. A New … Continue reading
Posted in economics, explainers, key concepts Tagged economy, emissions, Green Deals, green growth, Keynesianism, material flows, rebound, resource caps Leave a comment
Community wealth building: resources for a new dawn or for a better collapse?
This post has also been published as “Launch: Community Wealth Building” on the Stir to Action blog. I attended a launch event for the new issue of Stir magazine. In case you don’t know it, Stir is a great source for thinking and … Continue reading
What happened when Degrowth was discussed in the Catalan Parliament?
Update: 19 December, 2017. Further to the article below, a lot has happened in Catalonia. The parliament has been suspended by Madrid’s Popular Party minority government. Oriol Junqueras, criticised for his conventional economics below, is in prison with another independista … Continue reading
Posted in degrowth, economics, international, news Tagged Catalonia, CUP, degrowth, economic growth, economy, energy, peak oil, policy, Spain 5 Comments