From a degrowth perspective, a universal basic income makes perfect sense.
Articles: degrowth (59)
Opening a newspaper or listening to the radio news exposes us to a flood of catastrophic messages: devastating droughts, failing states, terrorist attacks, and financial crashes.
As much as building walls cannot be the answer to the horrible situation of refugees seeking asylum in Europe, it cannot be the means of choice for protecting national economies either.
These reservations about degrowth point to the need to clarify what growth traps to avoid when making a transition to sustainable degrowth.
How useful is the term "degrowth"?
Although growth-critique is currently in vogue and degrowth is mentioned favorably even by the pope in his most recent encyclical, there is as yet almost no scientific research on degrowth as a social movement.
Setting aside some of my big ambitions — studying, writing, trying to amass twitter followers — to simply move slowly evolved my understanding of how to degrow.
The reluctance of degrowth-critics to define growth makes for poor debate.
As much as world leaders would like to focus attention on their economies, terrorism, or winning the next election, the heat is rising.
My own Promethean ambition is for us to embrace our techne, our human skills, and use them to live with humility and wisdom alongside others on our planet.