Category Archives: economics

Some activities will transfer from essential to discretionary

The following exchange of messages in Tim Morgan’s blog is both interesting and important. drtimmorgan on April 25, 2022 at 2:29 pm said: UPDATE I’ve been ‘missing in action’ for a week or so, partly finalising the latest version of the model (SEEDS … Continue reading

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REWILDING AND THE RURAL ECONOMY: How Nature-Based Economies can help boost and sustain local communities

Rewilding Britain has released an important report  Rewilding Britain believes that a new and thriving ecosystem of employment can be built around the restoration and rewilding of nature. We propose the creation of localised Nature-Based Economies across 30% of Britain by 2030. We … Continue reading

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The Negative-Sum Economy

In his latest blog post on Ecosophia  John Michael Greer introduced me to a new word, illth, first coined by Ruskin. This is the conclusion of his piece: During the long era of expansion made possible by the exploitation of … Continue reading

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Backing our Neighbourhoods: making levelling up work by putting communities in the lead

A paper from Power to Change is interesting because it argues that putting local communities in charge (from the bottom-up) is more likely to work than top-down Government action.  “It argues that we need to develop a more coherent strategy … Continue reading

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The collapse of complex societies

Worth listening to: The collapse of complex societies — RT Renegade Inc.

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Who determines prices?

Tim Watkins latest piece concludes that: Since everything in the economy depends upon energy, and since the energy cost of energy is rising and can no longer be brought down, then we know that theoretically, the economy must shrink. We … Continue reading

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A path of reason, part two: PUTTING IT TOGETHER – HOUSEHOLDS AND THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM

Tim Morgan’s latest blog

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