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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.


The Infinite-Planet Approach Won’t Solve the European Debt Crisis

To fix the European debt crisis and prevent the next series of financial crises, we’d better learn the lessons of our finite planet.


Making Sense of the Protests through a Post-Growth Lens

Protestors have a visceral grasp on the fact that the economy has been engineered for ecological and financial ruin.


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.


President Obama’s (Hoped for) “Amaze Speech”

What if President Obama rose above political expedience and leveled with the American people?


Growth, Debt, and the World Bank

Herman Daly wonders how the World Bank got in the business of increasing the debt of poor countries.


President Obama’s (Hoped For) “Amaze Speech”

What if President Obama rose above political expedience and leveled with the American people?


Real Economies and the Illusions of Abstraction

Hazel Henderson, a true champion of the steady state economy, digs deep into the deficiencies of our economic and financial systems.