Calling writers, artists, designers and video makers!Can you make a Post Growth Policy Package? An initiative by Steady State Manchester in collaboration with the Manchester …
Many writers nowadays are addressing the urgency of acting on the multiple crises we currently face: we are at the brink of civilizational collapse and risk a future of murder and mayhem. But they are not just doomsayers with apocalyptic visions, they also offer solutions to prevent them.
Inspired by the life and work of David Fleming, economist, ecologist, green political campaigner, visionary and writer. The Sequel is a one-hour documentary made following the publication of Fleming’s great work, Lean Logic: A Dictionary for the Future and How to Survive It.
Our current model of productivity and capitalism—and profit and segregation—isn’t the only way. It is possible to create something else, but mental space is needed to dream up new possibilities.
Vizianagaram district is one of several places in India experiencing the revival of millet cultivation and is becoming a hub of cooperatives, empowering local women.
The common myth today is that free trade is good and that protectionism is bad. But it all depends. Free trade easily becomes a tool to entrench the competitive advantage of the countries already ahead, and an impassable obstacle for the countries trying to catch up.
As the urgency of the combined economic, social resource and ecological crises facing humanity becomes more apparent, well-meaning policy proposals to transition to a post-growth economy are being put forward. But do they address the heart of the problem?
For those new to Doughnut Economics, the central model is the Doughnut, which brings together both social and ecological thinking into one core concept, that of meeting the needs of all people, within the means of the living planet. By Rob Shorter and Carlota Sanz.
“We still think of land as property, as inert in some way and something that we can own. What if we related to the land as an animate object and had a reciprocal relationship with it?” Discussion between Josina Calliste and Mark Walton.
Announcing the winners of this year’s Flash Fiction Challenge, Visioning a Better World Beyond the Pandemic with feedback on the winning story from our guest judge, Thomas Rain Crowe.
Buen Vivir is both a philosophy and a lived practice that puts Earth at the center of “the Good Life.” It embodies the cultural shift necessary to move towards systemic change in how we interact with the natural world.
Whole-systems thinking invites us to see the whole as more than the simple sum of its parts, to face complex issues from multiple perspectives, to suspend our judgement by questioning our own assumptions, and to honour insights from different disciplines and different ways of knowing.
Why have modern economic theories been so out of touch with the real world? The answer lies in their basic assumptions about human nature—that we humans mainly exist to produce and consume. This article explains the history of this economic vision and why it has failed.
As the narrative around sustainability has become mainstream there is increasing understanding that the sustainability story is just one step on the road to embracing the ideas and need for systems change.