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Sliding Down the Slippery Slope: A Truth Too Big for Obama

President Obama has put win-win rhetoric ahead of the truth and become the Cheerleader in Chief for economic growth.


The Power of Story for Changing the Economy

Our culture has to change if we’re going to build a sustainable economy. To get the changes rolling, we need to harness the power of stories.


Pulsing Paradigm or Steady State?

Howard Odum’s conception of a “pulse” offers some food for thought about how to establish of a steady state economy.


The Outlook for Steady State Economics in 2013

Looking beyond Mayan myths, there’s a sign of good things to come in 2013 and beyond: more and more people are joing the steady state cause.


Economics as “Unusual” in Australian Politics

Senator Christine Milne drops some seeds of hope in the barren fields of the Australian political landscape.


Where Infinite Growth Meets Biophysical Limit

If we don’t like the expense of government regulation and bureaucracies, then we’ve basically got three choices. And only two of them have a future.


The Resilience Imperative and Civil Disobedience

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


The Higgs Boson and the Steady State Economy

Discovery of the Higgs boson required incredible resources and resourcefulness — the same is necessary for discovering a new economy.


Real Dichotomies Are Not Made “False” by Soft Science or Political Pandering

Ecologists need to stop drinking the green Koolaid and tell it like it is regarding the conflict between economic growth and ecological health.


Occupy the G-8

When the G-8 convened at Camp David, Brent Blackwelder was on hand to address the Occupy Movement.