Monthly Archives: January 2022

Welcome to the age of cuts – by Tim Watkins

Tim Watkins’ latest piece is good.   He concludes that: “For government though, there is simply nowhere else to go. Having squandered the energy and resources of the planet, they can neither print nor cut their way to prosperity. The only … Continue reading

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(1) UK car production plunged to its lowest level since 1956 last year and (2) Families defaulting on essential payments

Symptoms of degrowth   Facebook   Twitter “UK car production plunged to its lowest level since 1956 last year as a shortage of semiconductor chips piled further pressure on an industry battered by the pandemic…   “…the industry still faces a … Continue reading

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Delayering

In a recent discussion on Tim Morgan’s blog, he says: ” … de-layering is going to eliminate huge numbers of white-collar jobs, and lots of intermediate/intermediary businesses, though I doubt if even the biggest corporate players really understand this yet.” … Continue reading

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How to shrink the economy?

Tim Watkin’s latest post in his blog concludes that: In the coming economic crisis, the only question left to be answered is whether we voluntarily shrink our economy or whether we let a resource-depleted planet Earth do the job for … Continue reading

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If de-growth changes everything, it changes politics, and it changes public priorities

This comment by Tim Morgan in his recent blog hits various nails on their heads: Current Western leadership looks lamentably poor. As a general proposition, we’d probably have to go back to the 1930s and appeasement to find an equivalently-bad … Continue reading

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Post Doom

Regenerative conversations exploring overshoot grief, grounding, and gratitude.  These are worth spending time on.   Mostly around an hour each. A post-doom mindset is a hard-earned and often fluctuating state of being. Classic stages of grief mark a well-worn path. However, mere … Continue reading

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Do Higher Public Debt Levels Reduce Economic Growth?

https://wiiw.ac.at/do-higher-public-debt-levels-reduce-economic-growth-dlp-5976.pdf  

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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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In the face of climate change, it’s time to rethink regular work hours

https://www.anthropocenemagazine.org/2022/01/in-face-of-climate-change-rethink-regular-work-hours/?

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The Unravelling Begins

THE REALITY OF SCARCITY, THE SCARCITY OF REALITY Tim Morgan’s latest post.  In the discussion following his piece Dr Morgan says: “The consensus line is that the economy will carry on much as it has now, and will continue growing. … Continue reading

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