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Pulling Back the Curtain on Economic Growth’s Magic Act

A new book exposes the delusion of endless growth with a clear look at how humanity uses and misuses energy resources.


The Next President’s Inaugural Speech (If Only…)

Brent Blackwelder as head speechwriter for the next U.S. president? It sure would be a refreshing change.


The Resilience Imperative and Civil Disobedience

Michael Lewis, lead author of “The Resilience Imperative,” advises civil disobedience as a strategy for steady staters.


Economic Growth, Obesity, and the Creed of Greed

Society has reached a tipping point where further economic growth is causing serious health problems.


Rio+20 Needs to Address the Downsides of Growth

Herman Daly succinctly sums up the steady-state perspective in his suggestion for the UN Conference on Sustainable Development.


An Open Letter to Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment

James Johnston sees through what could only be described as a hoax by Canada’s Minister of the Environment.


A Mindful Path to a Steady State Economy

Rick Heller explains how to substitute mindfulness for greed in the transition to a new economy.


New Evidence for Changing the Nature of the Global Economy

Weather disasters and a consumption disaster waiting to happen in China: the limits to growth are showing up in 2011.