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Oil and Real Estate Bubbles in Canada: What Goes up Won’t so Smoothly Come Down

When prices are high, the debt-based Ponzi scheme functions; when prices sustain lows, the scheme unravels.

The Guardian and Monbiot versus Forbes and Worstall

Is it not also time for a government commission on post-growth economics?

The Role of Cities in Moving Toward a Sustainable Economy

The story of a hippy flower-child who leveraged big economic decisions that ushered in renewable energy and sensible land-use for Austin and the State of Texas.

Are We Hard-Wired to Think We Can Grow Forever?

If rational arguments were primary catalysts for social change, perhaps a steady state economy would already be a reality.

Life in a 'degrowth' economy

What does genuine economic progress look like?

Building a Local Movement: Transition Winnipeg Embraces the Steady State Economy

Perhaps post-growth thinkers need to embrace a both/and strategy—both policy reform and grassroots change—rather than privileging one over the other or wasting energy on the wrong audience.

Giant Mats of Green Slime in Lake Erie Signal a Need for New Economic Approaches to Pollution

So, what is the link between this latest water pollution debacle, economic growth, and a true-cost economy?

The Overlooked Anniversary: Forty Years Ago Congress and the President Called for a Steady State Economy

You read that right. Pursuant to an act of the 93rd Congress, President Richard M. Nixon signed into law the establishment of a steady state economy. That law was called the “Endangered Species Act.”

Cold War leftovers

One should be grateful to one’s critics–it is much better to be criticized than ignored.

Krugman's Growthism

Paul Krugman often writes sensibly and cogently about economic policy. But like many economists, he can become incoherent on the subject of growth.

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