Pictures of windmills and farmers markets are great, but they don’t capture the diversity and radicalism of the new economy movement. Here are a couple of artists’ visualisations of the movement, based on reader’s ideas submitted to YES! Magazine. The results are beautiful.
An extract of Tegan Tallullah’s recent article on post-growth, development and global justice published in STIR magazine.
“…Progress is one of the most powerful notions in the modern world” writes John Dryzek in The Politics of the Earth. I’m inclined to agree with him. Progress acts as a kind of meta-narrative, an incredibly potent and pervasive trope that is woven through stories ancient and contemporary, and forms a core part of our […]
A review of the Post Growth Institute’s activities and outputs for 2012 and plans for 2013.
The media has always been powerful in influencing opinion, awareness and creating change, and so one of the great assets of the Internet age is that media can be produced and disseminated by participatory networks of people. This phenomenon is a seismic shift, as people who have previously been passive receivers and consumers of content in a one-way […]
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. When I think about initiatives in my own […]
More people than ever before are conscious of what is meant by ‘sustainable behaviour’ – recycling, being energy efficient, saving water, using public transport, buying local. Even so, we seem to be encountering a lot of this when it comes to actually getting people to engage in these behaviours at the individual level, and particularly […]
George Lakoff offers some insights about framing a movement. Follow this advice and OWS or other citizen-led initiatives just might change the world!
This post is part of an on-going series highlighting what our members are currently reading in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. This month includes: a sharing ‘how-to’ guide, fiction, and economic/environmental analysis.