Unlimited Competition Is Not Sustainable

Running in place on a treadmill, the agricultural sector illustrates how continuous competition leads to nowhere.


Growth and Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire takes on a new meaning — it is the ecosystem, not the economy that must be “left alone” to manage itself and evolve by its own rules.


The End of the Age of Extraction

The age of extraction is ending. We need a true cost economy that can meet people’s needs without undermining planetary life-support systems.


Bring Back Hank Paulson — On One Condition

He’s not the ideal, but if appointed Fed Chair, Hank Paulson might actually consider the environmental effects of Fed policies.


Fixing Food and Farming with a True-Cost Economy

The transition to a steady state economy coincides with the transition to an ecologically sound food system.


A Post-Growth Economy in France?

Heads of state and top economists actively discussing and debating a post-growth economy? Now that’s progress!


Bill Clinton’s Legacy: The Inconvenient Irony

Bill Clinton could be the world’s most influential steady stater… if only he would put aside the wishful thinking of continuous economic growth.


Water Wars on the Way in Absence of a Steady State

A sustainable economy has to be powered by sustainable energy systems — we need to work on a parallel transition.