Tag Archives: re-localisation

“The Viable Economy” launches today

We are launching The Viable Economy today, Tuesday 9th December, 7-9pm at Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester. Book your free place HERE. More details of launch at the end of this post. Copies will be on sale there, or you … Continue reading

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We publish “The Viable Economy”

Today we publish “The Viable Economy”, a pamphlet for everyone concerned about the dangers we face from the current unviable economic system and who would like to explore an approach that integrates economic, social and ecological well-being. It suggests a … Continue reading

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Having Enough Good Food for the Manchester Region; who we need to influence and what we need to do, to multiply our impact?

Twenty three people came together at a workshop organised by Steady State Manchester (SSM) on Saturday 18th October. In a spirit of shared learning participants generated priorities about WHO we need to influence and WHAT we need to do, to … Continue reading

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(Upcoming Event) HAVING ENOUGH GOOD FOOD IN THE MANCHESTER REGION: Shaping a viable food economy to multiply our impact

Saturday 18 October 2014, 1.30-5pm, Methodist Central Hall, Manchester Book a free place today! There are many dimensions to the value of food in our lives; we are spotlighting food as an economic issue as this is an area getting … Continue reading

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Manchester’s new housing deal: more questions than answers.

Manchester City has signed a new housing deal with Manchester City! Yes, that’s what we said, where “Manchester City” of course means Manchester City Council and strangely enough (in Manc. English) “Manchester City” also means Manchester City Football Club. Even … Continue reading

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A more local economy

How do we shift the Manchester economy to one “where people can thrive without harming the planet”?  Not everyone yet accepts the idea that economic growth cannot go on forever, although they might understand that we are using more of … Continue reading

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Post-Growth, Transition and Community Resilience

Transition Networks Rob Hopkins and the Post-Carbon Institutes Asher Miller have published a report urging environmentalists to embrace post-growth economics and an approach to economic development that doesn’t prioritize growth but aims to build Community Resilience. They identify the barriers … Continue reading

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Rethinking prosperity: experiments in local economics

Steady State Manchester is one of the sponsors for this free one day conference aimed at promoting new thinking and practice in reviving local economies, particularly in deprived areas of the North with an emphasis on decent jobs, equality and … Continue reading

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