Equality in a post-growth society: Are we ready for tomorrow?

Are we ready for tomorrow? Certainly we are more ready today than we were yesterday.  We finally seem to be on the verge of making real progress on climate change, despite current US setbacks.   Discussions are starting about food and water supply.  Discussions are getting more focused about what a post growth economy would look […]

Gates Foundation’s rose-colored world view not supported by evidence

This article was originally published by Humanosphere and is reposted with permission from the authors The annual public letter from Bill and Melinda Gates has become a much-celebrated event in the global development calendar. But lost in the excitement around this year’s letter is the fact that it uses 6,000 words to paint a picture […]

Local Spotlight: Brighton Food Waste Collective

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.     One of the many fantastic initiatives going on in my […]

What We’re Reading, Doing and Spotlighting: The 10% Club

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 […]

Participatory Action Research (PAR) for Sustainable Community Development

You can also read the original article in Spanish below. Social justice and  reducing income poverty as well as many of the associated symptoms of poverty have become the overarching goal of sustainable development efforts. Economic development is considered essential to reduce poverty and to meeting the Millenium Development Goals (MDGs). Within the discourse of […]

Local Spotlight: But Don’t We Need Economic Growth to Lift the Poor Out of Poverty?

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 […]