/wp-content/uploads/logo.svg 0 0 Brian Czech /wp-content/uploads/logo.svg Brian Czech2020-07-09 09:30:532022-01-14 13:35:14Pandemic and the Policy Roots of a Steady State Economy
Pandemic and the Policy Roots of a Steady State Economy
by James Magnus-Johnston
Over a decade ago, a chorus of voices called for sensible policy priorities for a post-growth transition; it took a pandemic for a few of these priorities—like a universal basic income—to become a reality nearly overnight. Not that recent policy reforms have been conducted with a steady state economy in mind. Rather, politicians have been attempting to “stimulate” a moribund economy.
Let’s imagine for a moment,