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Tag Archives: Mark Burton
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
Posted in explainers, key concepts, videos Tagged degrowth, interviews, lowimpact.org, Mark Burton, steady state economy Leave a comment
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
Posted in analysis, Climate Change, Greater Manchester Tagged climate change, COP26, degrowth, GDP, Interview, Mark Burton, policies, post-growth, The Meteor, viable economy Leave a comment
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
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
Bigger cuts for Manchester – in its annual greenhouse gas emissions
Manchester now needs to make bigger cuts to its annual greenhouse gas emissions: A commentary on Manchester Climate Change Agency’s Annual Report A brief Annual Report for 2020 has been issued by Manchester Climate Change Agency. It is not a … Continue reading
Posted in cities, Climate Change, Manchester City Council, news Tagged analysis, climate change, climate change partnership, Manchester, Mark Burton 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