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Could Labour implement a post-growth economy?

Here is the full version of the article published, in rather truncated form today, on Left Foot Forward. I will be posting a fully referenced extended version in the near future. pdf version of the full text Could Labour implement … Continue reading

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Jeremy Corbyn, Prime Minister. What could go wrong?

How things change! Within the space of a few weeks, there is now a real possibility of a Labour government with a left wing leadership. That is the result of the snap UK General Election that resulted, not in the … Continue reading

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Corbynomics: let’s be sceptical about the growth rhetoric.

“So all our emphasis and work and campaigning is about an expanding economy and investing in an expanding economy” Jeremy Corbyn, quoted by The Independent, 29 February 2016 “El socialismo puede llegar sólo en bicicleta.” Socialism can only arrive by … Continue reading

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Convivial Social Policy?

updated 21 November, 2014 As part of the Steady State Manchester project, I’ve been trying to do some work on the implications of a post-growth society and economy for social policy.  This is a real cross-over question for me having … Continue reading

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I’ve been otherwise engaged.

Some recent posts elsewhere. First the initiative I began among community psychologists on the assault on the people of Gaza: Statement of support and solidarity with the people of Gaza 19 July, 2014   The next 5 together form a … Continue reading

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Where will the money come from? Endogenous economic development for the viable economy.

This is my new piece on the Steady State Manchester site. It is an important question not just for ecological economics but also for the struggle against neoliberalism. http://steadystatemanchester.net/2014/05/12/where-will-the-money-come-from-endogenous-economic-development-for-the-viable-economy/

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We must articulate and publicise viable alternatives.

In the last few days I’ve been moved to write two responses to public statements that each in their way exemplify the bankruptcy of dominant understandings of the challenges facing our society and economy. The first was from Richard Leese, … Continue reading

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Well-being and economic alternatives – a week with 2 conferences

On Monday I went to a conference on Extractives and Development in the Andes.  It was at the Institute for the Study of the Americas at Univ of London and co-sponsored by Bolivia Infor,mation Forum and Peru Support group.  The … Continue reading

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Latin America 2012 – needed solidarity but some unanswered questions

A trip to London for the Latin America 2012 day conference.  Although I’ve been involved with Cuba Solidarity Campaign for many years I’d never been to this before.  I was able to combine it with some time with daughter and … Continue reading

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