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The latest by Tim Morgan

Will growth be possible? #240: Trussed for the block?

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Money and the end of abundance: A FINANCIAL CRISIS PRIMER by Tim Morgan

#238. Money and the end of abundance

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Let’s call it grassroots growth

I agree with the concept of degrowth, but isn’t there a better term for it? This piece by Erin Remblance and, Jennifer Harvey Sallin in the Illuminem blog chimes with my frustration at the use of the word degrowth. We … Continue reading

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It is my personal perspective at the moment that our entire world is in a governing crisis, and that this governing crisis concerns, mainly, the fundamental legitimacy of our governing systems.  

From James Martin at the Deep Transformation Network: https://youtu.be/ZtNnX1JWQ4g That is, we have a global — or planet-wide — crisis of governing. This is widely understood. But what is not widely understood is that government is non-identical with governance, and … Continue reading

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The future must come from the grassroots 

The world economy is shrinking and the population is increasing.  Food poverty is spreading.  Seen from the top-down the future looks bleak. Our growth-led system is leading to global extinction.  We do not yet have a positive future to imagine. … Continue reading

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There can be no more growth

It is difficult to get a man to understand something when his salary depends on his not understanding it. Upton Sinclair This is a deliberately short piece to make a simple point. The oncoming recession is not a temporary blip … Continue reading

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What is Degrowth?

We have a problem. There are currently two fundamentally different understandings of the word “degrowth”. Jason Hickel’s view is that “Degrowth is a planned reduction of energy and resource use designed to bring the economy back into balance with the … Continue reading

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DEEP ADAPTATION QUARTERLY

Here is the latest Deep Adaptation Quarterly. https://mailchi.mp/deepadaptation/deep-adaptation-quarterly-9?

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Is it possible that the world is approaching end times?

Gail Tverberg’s latest (very long) piece concludes that: We also have the opportunity to decide how we want to live the rest of our lives. We have been led for many years down the path of believing that economic growth … Continue reading

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It’s now

This is very important. #216. It’s now

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