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Universal Basic Income: Is it the only cornerstone of a just society?

Read this as a pdf Carolyn Kagan Steady State Manchester The momentum in favour of universal basic income is gathering. John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer, recently announced the Labour Party was establishing a working group to investigate … Continue reading

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So what would we do? Towards an alternative strategy for the city region

Download the Working Paper here It is easy to be critical. We are critical of the way our city and regional leaders have generally tackled the difficult problem of economic, social and environmental viability. We see their approach as based … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – About Consumerism

We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy, this time with Chapter 11, “About Consumerism”, in which we make it clear that our opposition is not to individual people as consumers (calling for behaviour change), but to the … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – About Work and Income.

We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy, this time with just one section, on Work and Income.  You can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – About Space, Democracy and Ownership

We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy with the sections on Space and on Democracy and Ownership.  But you can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – About Growth and Resilience

We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy with the sections on Growth and Resilience.  But you can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – the first two sections

We will be serialising our intervention, The Viable Economy here.  But you can download the whole pamphlet as a pdf file, here. If you like it, why not make a donation towards our work. Our costs are modest, but we … Continue reading

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Of Devolution, Power and Inequalities – a report from Manchester Policy Week

On Monday 2nd November I attended the first day of the University of Manchester’s Policy Week. The “big event” was Michael Heseltine’s keynote “The Forgotten People”. At least he was honest about his approach to devolution: there must be a … Continue reading

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