A Population Perspective on the Steady State Economy

The population problem should be considered from the point of view of all populations–populations of both humans and their things–if we are going to achieve a steady state economy.

Peace, Love, and the Gift

If we are to degrow the economy towards a steady state, we’re going to need to be a whole lot more generous, a whole lot happier, and more grateful for what we have already.

The One Percent: Not Kristallnacht but Lebensraum

The purchase of expensive luxury goods requires an agricultural and extractive surplus at the base of the economy–this is the “tropic theory of money.”

What to Do When You Suspect We’re Headed for Collapse

What can you do in the face environmental and social mayhem? Learn something, say something, and do something.

A Medical Missionary’s Environmental Epiphany

What can leprosy and its treatment teach us about ourselves and how to manage our environmental crises?

Do We Have the Courage to Bring the 800-lb Gorilla out of the Corner?

Jimmy fox suggests three steps necessary to shrink our ecological footprint to fit within Earth’s biocapacity.

Voluntary Simplicity and the Steady-State Economy

People who live simply and mindfully set the example for the good life in a steady state economy.

The Hidden Door

Mark Burch argues that voluntary simplicity is the best path for achieving both individual well-being and economic sustainability.

Five Christmas Gifts that Keep on Giving

On the twelfth day of Christmas, my skewed gov gave to me EXPANDING GDP!

Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation

If you’re curious about what life might be like in a steady state economy, Sam Alexander’s Entropia offers some intriguing ideas.