Creating global prosperity without economic growth

As we look to Post Growth futures we can consider how current technologies will and must change and evolve to enable the transition. How will the internet change with a stabilizing population, with reduced global poverty and with a global economic system that is designed to serve people and planet before profits? And even more so, […]

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2013 was a fantastic year for the Post Growth Institute. We consolidated our working procedures and processes, started developing our biggest project yet, and began laying the platforms for huge impact in 2014. Major Projects: Last year saw us commence writing our forthcoming book, How on Earth: Flourishing in a Not-for-Profit World by 2050. Our […]

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Being the season of giving we thought combine this month’s “What we’re reading and watching” with our usual “local spotlight” and explore how one book caused a group of friends to think of giving in a different way. On your way to work, you pass a small pond. On hot days, children sometimes play in […]

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This is part of an ongoing series featuring ways in which Post Growth is already in action. The purpose of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities. Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.  With the sun setting over Mount Wellington, greasy hands work in the dimming light […]

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PGI Team Members discuss what they are reading now: Ascent of Humanity by Charles Eisenstein, Screw Business As Usual by Richard Branson, and Collapse by Jared Diamond

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This is part of an ongoing series highlighting what our members are currently reading (and watching!) in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. 97% Owned (documentary) directed by Michael Oswald Free to view online or find the shorter 1 hour version here. Today in a lecture my professor was explaining energy flows. Energy into a system=energy out of […]

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This is part of an ongoing series in which we will feature ways Post Growth is in action already.  The intention of this series is to inspire ideas about how to engage intentionally in our communities.  Please visit our Post Growth in Action web page for more.  As a group challenging the growth paradigm, one […]

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