Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

source: https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/backstories/1921/ Japanese scholar looks to Marx's theory to explain pandemic, climate change A Japanese academic has penned a surprise bestseller that is prompting a new generation of readers to consider the ideas of German philosopher Karl Marx.Saito Kohei says Marx's ideas in his late years tell us about the kind of society we should … Continue reading Capital in the Anthropocene – by Saito Kohei

The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021

Even “sustainable” technology such as electric vehicles and wind turbines faces physical limits and exacts environmental costs - By Chirag Dhara, Vandana Singh on June 20, 2021 source: https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-delusion-of-infinite-economic-growth/ Credit: Getty Images The electric vehicle (EV) has become one of the great modern symbols of a world awakened to the profound challenges of unsustainability and climate change. So much so … Continue reading The Delusion of Infinite Economic Growth – Chirag Dhara + Vandana Singh – 2021

growth! gdp growth, de-growth, what growth? -updates

https://gaiageld.com/gdp-growth-degrowth-decoupling-transition/ this page de/growth updates see also 2021 degrowth-auf-deutsch/2020 decroissance-for-xmas-anyone/2020 greta +g rowth2019 stiglitz-wants-gdp-retired/climate crisiseco crisisecological economicsenergyGreenwashGreen Finance/Investment/ESGGrowth! What Growth?natural resourcesPluriversesustainability de/growth updates 6-2022 econsystemsthinking.medium.com 1-2022 Degrowth is the Future. - The question is not whether we will face degrowth, but what we choose to degrow. (I will keep this short by linking to previous articles.) … Continue reading growth! gdp growth, de-growth, what growth? -updates

The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

source: John Feffer 2021 resilience.org , originally published 20-12-2021 by Foreign Policy In Focus GaiaMoney is revisiting DeGrowth for Xmas with John Feffer's question: "Can those who advocate hitting the brakes on economic growth get their message across before it’s too late?" "Over the last three decades, a growing number of scientists and ecologists have argued … Continue reading The “Selling” of DeGrowth – or how to soft sell the hardest sale ever – by John Feffer

Tipping Points

Today the news fed me two tipping points for the price of one : Amazonia and plastics. How do climate tipping points happen? Two ways. Gradually, then suddenly."

GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

see also> de-growthde-growth - deutschgreen investment, ESGgreenwashingGROWTH- What Growth?GdPeco crisis - nature, biodiversityeco crisis -climateenergynatural resources - fossils 3.nhk.or.jp 5-2021 Put Brake on Capitalism, Says Popular Marxist Book Author "This age, Anthropocene, is a geological epoch during which human economic activities are affecting the entire earth, destroying the planet. Through global capitalism, we have achieved … Continue reading GROWTH – ECO-CRISIS – green GdP growth, de-coupling

SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH

85% are thinking about it see also >DeGrowth  >Growth! What Growth?  >Ecological Economics   >Greenwash     >Green Finance/Investment/ESG academia.edu/gg/pdf 2022 Sustainable entropic local development: the win - win - win model by Leonidas Papakonstantinidis Sustainable_entropic_local_development_tDownload phys.org/news/ 4-2022 Consumers should cut new clothes purchases by 75% to make wardrobes sustainable - If things don't change fast, the … Continue reading SUSTAINABILITY – eco- green- de-GROWTH

ECO crisis GROWTH, transition – Macro-economic narratives in a world of crises Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke

ECO crisis GROWTH Macroeconomic narratives in a world of crises by Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke Ecological Economics October 2013 - An analysis of stories about solving the system crisis download free pdf from academia.edu Macroeconomic_narratives_in_a_world_of_crises Abstract - Since the financial crisis in 2008, a series of publications on macroeconomic responses to the compound crises … Continue reading ECO crisis GROWTH, transition – Macro-economic narratives in a world of crises Emil Urhammer & Inge Røpke

Banking on Values

"A fool is someone who knows the price of everything and the value of nothing". Central banker Mark Carney has diagnosed a crisis in value(s). He doesn't just mean prices being misaligned with values as in frothy asset overvaluations. That's just a symptom of a deeper malaise. The central idea of his book, says the … Continue reading Banking on Values

Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

Little Bill has lent his big billionaire voice to de-coupling, the idea that traditional capitalist growth can be cleansed of its polluting effects.  Better than denial or obstruction? Absolutely. Every little helps.   But de-coupling inside a political vaccuum is kids' softplay. What matters in the adult world is the gravity of power. Just follow the money... … Continue reading Little Big Bill’s Techno Fix

Mariana Mazzucato on a Mission

Mariana Mazzucato  “Mission Economy”- “The Enterpreneurial State" - "The Value of Everything"

degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth verbreitet  sich auch in Deutschland als BewegungsBegriff für Nachhaltigkeit und  PostWachstum.  Mit der Oekonomie  Professorin Maja Göpel hat das Land der Grünen eine  Raworth&Nickel  kombinierende Ueberfrau und Videostar. Ihr Bestseller wurde selten breit gelobt (siehe unten). Viel Info und Artkel zum Thema gibt es auch beim degrowth webportal: Degrowth-Webportal.  Hier gibt es Informationen rund … Continue reading degrowth auf deutsch

DeGrowth – Décroissance for Xmas anyone?

degrowth updates here Décroissance, or degrowth, is a story of hope amidst adversity. Just like Xmas. Born of the adversities of a poisoned and plundered planet, degrowthers say "No! No More! Let's get out of the Old National Market Hall of Sickly Scarcity and into the New Global Banquet Hall of Happy Abundance... Yes, contrary … Continue reading DeGrowth – Décroissance for Xmas anyone?

Wiedergeburt der Politischen Oekonomie?

"Die Wertedebatte - Wie fünf Ökonominnen Wirtschaft und Politik neu verbinden."    In einem erfrischenden Deutschlandfunk Artikel serviert Antje Schrupp einen gut sortierten Ausblick über den Tellerrand des wirtschaftswissenschaftlichen Mainstreams. Sehr empfehlenswert! "Diese fünf Ökonominnen entrümpeln die Wirtschaftswissenschaften von alten Glaubenssätzen und entwickeln neue Theorien für das 21. Jahrhundert : Mariana Mazzucato,  Kate Raworth,  Esther … Continue reading Wiedergeburt der Politischen Oekonomie?

GROWTH Socio ecological transformation Ulrich Brand Markus Wissen

Growth - De-Growth Social-ecological transformationUlrich BrandUniversity of Vienna, AustriaMarkus WissenBerlin School of Economics and Law, Germany Social-ecological transformation is an umbrellaterm which describes political, socioeconomic,and cultural shifts resulting from attempts toaddress the socioecological crisis. Under thisconceptual and epistemic heading, such terms asgreen, great or social-ecological transition, greator societal transformation, green economy, andsociotechnical transition have increasingly … Continue reading GROWTH Socio ecological transformation Ulrich Brand Markus Wissen

The Limits to Greta 3

Spectrum of Denial "... 2019 was in many ways, for many of us, Year Zero. It was the year many of us stopped disassociating, woke up and realised the party is over.” The postcard from Sydney is a reminder that you can have months of unprecedented bushfires and still reject global warming as a hoax … Continue reading The Limits to Greta 3

GROWTH! What Growth?

Alf_Hornborg writes in his article “How to turn an ocean liner”:  “Although soon reduced to a heterodox and marginalized position, the critique of growth has continued to challenge mainstream dogmas of economics and policy for over four decades. Countless debates have raged on what exactly is the problem of sustainability, whether the design of taxes … Continue reading GROWTH! What Growth?

Stiglitz wants GDP retired

"It's time to retire metrics like GDP." writes Joseph Stiglitz in The Guardian. "The way we assess economic performance and social progress is fundamentally wrong, and the climate crisis has brought these concerns to the fore." Indeed. Always nice to hear the reforming voices. Apparently another revised book of alternative measurements has just been published. … Continue reading Stiglitz wants GDP retired

Branco Milanovic

"Milanovic’s work is still the most detailed study of global inequality to date and should be read by all proponents of post-capitalist democracy..." Boris Frankel

German Resistance

Let it not be said that there is no German resistance to Black Zero Worship. Papers like DIE ZEIT have cast doubt on the wisdom of the Schwarze Null  as far back as September : "If the SPD and Union agree on one issue, then this one: The black zero must stand. The ... Chancellor and her … Continue reading German Resistance

QE5: QE farce wants to be Mousetrap

The “hell-has-no-fury like a creditor financially-repressed” farce continues, apparently intent on outdoing the London Mousetrap  with this stubborn repeat of the ancient tragedy of debtors versus creditors ? Or as bloomberg puts it "Anti-Draghi Revolt at ECB Still Won't Die." The FT tells us that the bank’s “…monetary policy committee … advised against resuming its bond purchases. … (and … Continue reading QE5: QE farce wants to be Mousetrap

Kate Raworth

http://www.kateraworth.com youtube 2022 Introduction to Regenerative and Distributive Design youtube 2019 Doughnut Economics Action Lab youtube 2017  Change the Goal - 1/7 Doughnut Economics https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mkg2XMTWV4g Doughnut Economics updates (14/2022)                   scroll down for book, articles and reviews  qz.com/ 2018 economist-kate-raworth-gave-the-most-compelling-design-talk-at-ted-about-doughnuts/ Oxfam LSE   How can a Book Change the … Continue reading Kate Raworth