11.12.2013
Degrowth: a Strategy to Counter the Crisis?

The idea of degrowth has always been a strain Green thought, but what exactly would degrowth mean for our economy, society and relationship with the planet? Does degrowth provide the answer to the social and ecological crisis?

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23.05.2013
Smart Growth – Twelve Theses

A relationship with, not against, nature should be one of the core principles of ‘green growth’.

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20.11.2012
What Kind of Degrowth: the Case of Croatia Reconsidered

Looking beyond (de)growth, what sort of economic and political changes are required in Croatia to bring about both an equitable and sustainable economy?

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26.10.2012
Modernity and the Greens: a Letter from Sweden

Responding to the third edition of the GEJ, ‘Beyond Growth/Degrowth’, this piece looks at the ecological movement’s relationship with modernity and science, and considers what implications this debate has for the Swedish Greens.

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22.10.2012
Thinking Beyond Capitalism with André Gorz

While we “miserably await a future, which restores the past”, we should “break with this dying society never to be reborn”. Such was the certitude of philosopher André Gorz, who passed away just five years ago.

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12.10.2012
Tim Jackson: Challenging the ‘Group Think’ of Mainstream Economists

Tim Jackson’s ‘Prosperity Without Growth’ has been credited with reviving the debate over the merits of economic growth. This review describes it as a book that challenges orthodox economic thinking and which presents a path to a sustainable future.

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09.10.2012
To Grow or Not to Grow?

The growth-degrowth debate is a non-issue that hampers a fundamental discussion on the reasons underlying the wish for (or against) economic growth.

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03.10.2012
The Economy in the Aftermath of Growth

The ongoing climate, resource and financial crises underscore the failure of a prosperity model based on growth and dependency on consumption.

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26.09.2012
Pushing the Limits to Growth – with Nature as Our Example

The debate of growth versus degrowth misses a crucial point: while there are limits to further growth, we can find ways to move these limits.

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13.08.2012
Free Science: the Commons and Knowledge

How to approach intellectual goods, information and knowledge in the 21st century?

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