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Is the UK Labour party facing up to a post-growth future?

Following recent short articles on this theme, here is a longer, more analytic treatment. A personal perspective from the author.  Download the full article as a pdf file. Is the UK Labour party facing up to a post-growth future? by … Continue reading

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Practical degrowth for Labour

The article below is a slightly longer version of the piece published on the SERA (Labour Environment Campaign) website on 17 December, 2017.  See also this piece, also by Mark, which was  carried on the Left Foot Forward website, in … Continue reading

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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

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STEADY STATE Part One: The National and International Context

This interview piece appears in Manchester’s Now Then magazine.  A second installment, on the Greater Manchester context will appear in the next issue. Click HERE to read the interview.  Thanks to Ian Pennington at Now Then for inviting us and … Continue reading

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‘How can education help to shape a Steady State culture? A Discussion Paper’

We are delighted that SSM has inspired Susan Brown to write: ‘How can education help to shape a Steady State culture? A Discussion Paper’. We highly recommend that supporters read it. Below, and in more detail in the summary at … Continue reading

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Calais and the Viable Economy

I am trying to read the newspaper.  The sense of horror and helplessness which has been pre-occupying me over the last few days and weeks has driven me to write this blog.  No doubt many readers have similar feelings as … Continue reading

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Economics and Climate Change: the no-nonsense guide.

Climate change is the biggest threat to the world. But addressing it is difficult. First it is necessary to know what causes it. The 2014 report of the International Panel on Climate Change said: “ Globally, economic and population growth … Continue reading

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The Viable Economy serialised – About population and migration

We continue the serialisation of our intervention, The Viable Economy, this time with Chapter 13, “About population and migration”.  Population has been a question of some controversy among ecological thinkers and activists.  Migration has great topicality with high levels from … Continue reading

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