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How Economic Growth Fails

Our economy is like a pump that works increasingly slowly over time, as diminishing returns and other adverse influences affect its operation. Eventually, it is likely to stop.

Socialism for the Rich: Drawbacks of our Current Money System

There are many reasons to change the current money system.

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?

What About Innovating Beyond the Growth Trap? A Challenge to the Ecofiscal Commission’s Growth Fixation

A new voice has emerged recently in Canada called the “Ecofiscal Commission,” which could have the funding, clout, and determination to steer the country in a more promising direction.

Nine Reasons Why Low Oil Prices May “Morph” Into Something Much Worse

Why are commodity prices, including oil prices, lagging? Ultimately, the question comes back to, “Why isn’t the world economy making very many of the end products that use these commodities?”

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?

Renewable Energy Will Not Support Economic Growth

Can we transition to these renewable energy sources and continue using energy the way we do today?

The IMF Tells a Half-Truth

On May 18 the International Monetary Fund (IMF) published a report titled “How Large are Global Energy Subsidies?” The question is a bit misleading...

Collision Course (Endless Growth on a Finite Planet): Review

Democracy presupposes a citizenry capable of thinking for themselves rather than being misled by propaganda.

The Growth Delusion

Rather than ask how to achieve more, it is time to ask, “More of what? And why?”

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