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Post-Development Discourse: Lessons for the Degrowth Movement

Is degrowth only conceivable in the context of “oversaturated” industrial societies while the global “South” remains dependent on growth?

Neither Crowdfunding, Nor Oxi, Nor Anything Else Can Stave Off Greece's Systemic Collapse

A recent crowdfunding campaign to bail out Greece does little more than obfuscate the role that energy shortages play in Greece’s systemic collapse.

The Greece and Eurozone Crisis Made Simple

If you kick the can down the road repeatedly you eventually run out of road.

Greece and the Limits to Growth

Certainly there is reason to pause and to question the idea of infinite economic growth on a finite planet.

Greece: the bad apple of the bunch?

If the "Limits to Growth" model describes the present situation, then the Greek decline is not a direct consequence of problems with the Euro or with wrong policies of the Greek government.

The Limits to Growth and Greece: Systemic or Financial collapse?

But, could it be that all the financial circus that we are seeing dancing in and around Greece be just the effect of much deeper causes?

Sustainability Metrics, Growth Limits, and Philanthropy

Humanity is approaching a time when philanthropy will be more needed than ever, to address proliferating environmental and humanitarian crises. Yet our existing philanthropic model depends upon growth, via returns on financial investments.

Economics for a Full World

Because of the exponential economic growth since World War II, we now live in a full world, but we still behave as if it were empty, with ample space and resources for the indefinite future.

American Journalism’s Ideology: Why the “Liberal” Media is Fundamentalist

There are three key elements to the dominant ideology of the contemporary United States—involving world affairs, economics, and ecology—which can be best understood as forms of fundamentalism.

Are We Prepared to Change to Prevent Climate Change?

What is needed to get us out of our comfort zone and fight for our children’s future?

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