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Q >"One rejects the state and the other capitalists but neither is viable"
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"Degrowth offers the world a new story, one that acknowledges the role economic growth has had in climate change and identifies alternatives."
"Degrowth offers the world a new story, one that acknowledges the role economic growth has had in climate change and identifies alternatives."
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"Though it might scare economists, the concept of degrowth may be the only thing that can save us now"
"Though it might scare economists, the concept of degrowth may be the only thing that can save us now"
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"Conventional development is not delivering for people or planet. If countries in the Global South are to nourish and provide for their populations within ecological limits they will first need to break their financial dependence on _...Read More_
"Conventional development is not delivering for people or planet. If countries in the Global South are to nourish and provide for their populations within ecological limits they will first need to break their financial dependence on _...Read More_
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"The mad schemes degrowthers advocate are a fantasy that distracts us from real efforts to save the planet"
"The mad schemes degrowthers advocate are a fantasy that distracts us from real efforts to save the planet"
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The “degrowth” movement to fight the climate crisis offers a romantic, utopian vision. But it’s not a policy agenda.
The “degrowth” movement to fight the climate crisis offers a romantic, utopian vision. But it’s not a policy agenda.
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"In the real world, billionaires continue to multiply. But suppose they didn’t. Imagine instead that we taxed billionaires out of existence. Then we taxed millionaires out of existence. And we kept going until we harmonized all incomes down _...Read More_
"In the real world, billionaires continue to multiply. But suppose they didn’t. Imagine instead that we taxed billionaires out of existence. Then we taxed millionaires out of existence. And we kept going until we harmonized all incomes down _...Read More_
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>"The Covid-19 pandemic has made all the more evident what feminists have long argued, namely that care work – especially direct care work which involves a relation between a caregiver and a care receiver –  is the foundation of our _...Read More_
>"The Covid-19 pandemic has made all the more evident what feminists have long argued, namely that care work – especially direct care work which involves a relation between a caregiver and a care receiver –  is the foundation of our _...Read More_
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“Degrowth” means many things to many people. To most, it probably doesn’t mean much beyond an antonym to “growth,” the process of getting larger or more complex. To some detractors, the term represents a scary violation of the imperative to _...Read More_
“Degrowth” means many things to many people. To most, it probably doesn’t mean much beyond an antonym to “growth,” the process of getting larger or more complex. To some detractors, the term represents a scary violation of the imperative to _...Read More_
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>"Endless growth is destroying the planet. We know how to stop it."
>"Endless growth is destroying the planet. We know how to stop it."
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>"A prominent academic, Teodor Shanin is discussing degrowth in the Russian context through the lens of agriculture."
>"A prominent academic, Teodor Shanin is discussing degrowth in the Russian context through the lens of agriculture."
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"In Europe, “degrowth” is actually a movement, while in the US it is barely mentionable in polite society. To question “growth” would be the death knell for any serious politician."
"In Europe, “degrowth” is actually a movement, while in the US it is barely mentionable in polite society. To question “growth” would be the death knell for any serious politician."
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"This piece will close the ten-part [degrowth.info](http://degrowth.info) series on strategy, highlighting some of the key insights and charting the development of the strategy debate within degrowth."
"This piece will close the ten-part [degrowth.info](http://degrowth.info) series on strategy, highlighting some of the key insights and charting the development of the strategy debate within degrowth."
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Milanovich previous article/conversation had some very important points. Our existing Economical system thought have some issues but it doesn't need complete turnover.
Milanovich previous article/conversation had some very important points. Our existing Economical system thought have some issues but it doesn't need complete turnover.
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If you add up all the wants, you quickly find that there are simply not enough goods and services to satisfy even a small fraction of everyone’s consumption desires. Our national output would have to be many times larger before the average _...Read More_
If you add up all the wants, you quickly find that there are simply not enough goods and services to satisfy even a small fraction of everyone’s consumption desires. Our national output would have to be many times larger before the average _...Read More_