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Tag Archives: viable economy
More than just places
Book Review Adamson, D., Axinte, L., Lang, M., & Marsden, T. (2023). Sustainable places: Addressing social inequality and environmental crisis. Routledge. £35.99 paperback, £26.99 ebook. This short book covers much the same question that we have been concerned with in … Continue reading
Posted in analysis, community, further reading Tagged Australia, Book reviews, community development, Deep Place, economic development, economy, Vanuatu, viable economy, Wales 2 Comments
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
Viable Greater Manchester: our new policy collection
Now with summary diagram showing how the policies would work to support each other. Viable Greater Manchester Policies for a Socially Just & Ecologically Safe City Region, 2021 This is a contribution from Steady State Manchester to the debate about … Continue reading
Systems Change Alliance interview us Wed 16 Dec, 11..00 a.m.
Interview with Mark Burton and Carolyn Kagan – Steady State Manchester This interview went out live on Wednesday Dec 16 2020. Watch it below from the System Change Alliance YouTube channel. Mark and Carolyn talk with Alexander McDonell about their … Continue reading
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy?
Could the Covid-19 pandemic be a portal to a Viable Society and Economy? Mark H Burton 1 Download it as a pdf file instead. Much has already been written about the prospects for the future of economic, social and ecological … Continue reading
Posted in cities, community, economics, re-localisation, Viable Economy Tagged city region, Covid-19, Greater Manchester, Green Deals, Mark Burton, pandemic, re-localisation, resilience, The Meteor, viable economy 8 Comments
The Viable Economy … and Society
Steady State Manchester is pleased to announce the publication of the fully revised Viable Economy pamphlet, now The Viable Economy … and Society. It will be of interest to anyone concerned about the dangers we face from the current unviable … Continue reading
Posted in news, Reports, Viable Economy Tagged pamphlets, publications, viable economy, Viable Economy and Society 6 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
September Newsletter from Steady State Manchester
Click here for SSM’s September update newsletter. It covers, Fossil Free Pensions? Local action on climate change Revising the Viable Economy Degrowth 2020 Future Economies launch event Better Buses Deansgate You can sign up to get these direct to your … Continue reading
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