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Three Glimmers of Hope for an Economic Transformation

Brent Blackwelder sees three possibilities (granted they’re long-shots) for overcoming the obstacles to an economic paradigm shift.


Obama’s Top Priority Will Intensify Environmental and Social Crises

A top priority of doing “everything we can to grow our economy” will worsen climate change, biodiversity loss, water shortages, and pollution.


Book Review: The Failure of Laissez Faire Capitalism and the Economic Dissolution of the West by Paul Craig Roberts

It’s rare to find a Wall Street Journal columnist (and a Ronald Reagan appointee) calling for a steady-state economy.


Enough Is Enough (Excerpt)

If want to feel hopeful about solving the world’s most profound environmental and social problems, you can look to the wisdom of “enough.”


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.