Creating global prosperity without economic growth

What We’re Reading

An on-going series of books, blogs and articles the Post Growth members are reading in the sustainability, post growth and environmental realm.

This is part of an ongoing series highlighting what our members are currently reading (and watching!) in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. Ecomind – Frances Moore Lappé Ecomind by Frances Moore Lappé is an engaging book that talks about the importance of changing our way of thinking and the way in which we frame and communicate […]

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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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Many books with post growth themes require some perseverance and more than one cup of coffee to read through!  Our reviews for this month focus once again on post growth fiction: books that deal with complex economic, ecological and social issues in a different form. Here are three books worth checking out. Ishmael — Daniel Quinn […]

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Fiction and narrative non-fiction with post growth themes.

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Creating a World Without Poverty: Social Business and the Future of Capitalism - Muhammad Yunus I picked up this book because I was (and still am) interested in the power of replacing the profit motive with other goals. Social goals, environmental goals, and health goals. I had heard that the nobel prize laureate, Yunus, believes that […]

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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. Enough is Enough -  Rob Dietz and Dan O’Neill One planet living is possible, and there are many ways governments and individuals can make realistic changes to help facilitate convergence towards such a dynamic. […]

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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 (watching and listening to!) in the Post Growth and sustainability realms. This month I asked post growth team members to share what they’ve been listening too in the form of talks or radio shows. The Danger of a Single Story by Chimamanda Adichie […]

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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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