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Editor’s note: On the Post Growth blog we regularly feature local, often small-scale ways of making change. Change on the larger scale – to our political, economic, and legal structures, is of course important too. In this article the author shares with us a European initiative that aims to do just that. If you happen […]

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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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In September, the former party leader of the largest party in Sweden, the Social Democrats, made a proposition to the Swedish Parliament. He suggested that the concept of “customer” shouldn’t be applicable in tax-supported sectors, such as health care and education, in Sweden. He commented: The change from citizen to customer is in my opinion […]

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The way we talk about the issues we care about is, in fact, very important.

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We recently ran our first Post Growth Challenge. Here’s what happened.

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When it comes to advancing real sustainability, what big thing could you do with just a small amount of money and a little help?

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The (En)Rich List

by Janet Newbury on 20th March 2012

We are very excited to share news of our latest project: The (En)Rich List.

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Occupy Eyewitness – London

by Sharon Ede on 11th November 2011

Sharon’s observations in London on the day Occupy London commenced, and footage and reflections by Mike Freedman, including an interesting insight into Occupy from the perspective of the police.

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This is the first in a series of articles from the Post Growth Institute reporting on-the-ground impressions of Occupy events around the world. How did you first hear about Occupy? I live part of the year in New York and part in Sweden. The first news I heard of Occupy were whisperings in emails from […]

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