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Tag Archives: policies
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
The Post Growth Challenge entries (2)
This is the second of two posts in which we share entries from our Post Growth Challenge. You can read the first post HERE. Ideas for a post-growth policy package. Stanislas Rigal at the Institut des Sciences de l’Évolution de … Continue reading
Posted in news Tagged communication, degrowth, Doughnut economics, growth dependency, policies, post growth challenge 3 Comments
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
Policies for the City Region – serialised: Part 5, Anchor Institutions
We continue the serialisation of our report, Policies for the City Region. In this short installment we explore the idea of “Anchor Institutions” as key actors and resources in moving towards a viable Regional society and economy. And there’s plenty … Continue reading
Check the party policies with our Viable Economy tool!
Bemused by the many promises on offer from the political parties? One way to evaluate them is against our “policy checker” based on our Viable Economy framework. We want to live in a world that is viable, rather than one … Continue reading
Posted in Politics, Viable Economy Tagged General Election, manifestos, plans, policies, strategies, viable economy Leave a comment
Living within limits to Growth: How?
Living within limits to Growth – how do we do it? Talk given by Mark H Burton, Steady State Manchester, Newcastle upon Tyne, 6 May, 2017. Here are the notes and illustrations used in this talk. It covers the following … Continue reading