The accelerationists begrudged the enviros their grub-eating utopia while they ruminated on their own techno-fetishes. Was it just an armistice to prepare for a bigger battle down the road, or was there really less animosity than I imagined?
Articles: degrowth (69)
I think about capitalism as a moment. A blink in time.
Can degrowth be considered a movement? Does degrowth embrace all kinds of movements struggling for a sustainable future?
When our book Post-Growth Society was published in 2010 in German, the term was entirely unheard of.
There are numerous grassroots movements and initiatives worldwide with the ambition to contribute to transformative change towards more sustainable, resilient and just societies.
The concept of convivialism has attracted some attention in recent years.
Degrowth aims at undoing growth.
The degrowth movement has been developed in response to neoliberal reality, neoliberalism’s comically reductive view of human nature, its ecological blindness and the rise in social inequality it has brought about.
If the degrowth movement is going to get traction on the mass level, it’s going to need better stories: visions for a positive future that tap into the mythos.
There is no reason why the inane policies of economic astrologers could not be quickly reversed by protein protagonists with simple but compelling histological reforms, such as basing the future on a bioeconomy that sequesters carbon and runs on sunlight.