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How Studying in Asia Made Me See the Need for a Steady State Economy

Asian nations are running a dangerous experiment on the long-term consequences of short-term economic growth.


Logic in the Face of Sea Level Rise

In a steady state economy, the government would handle coastal disasters differently than in today’s growth-obsessed society.


Voluntary Simplicity and the Steady-State Economy

People who live simply and mindfully set the example for the good life in a steady state economy.


Ending the Insanity of Ecocide

Ecocidal tendencies have no place in either our legal or our economic institutions. Here’s a direct way to help put an end to ecocide.


The Debt Ceiling: What’s Good for the Public Goose is Good for the Private Gander

It’s common sense: if you want a debt ceiling for the federal government, then you ought to want a debt ceiling for the private sector as well.


Growth and Laissez-faire

Laissez-faire takes on a new meaning — it is the ecosystem, not the economy that must be “left alone” to manage itself and evolve by its own rules.


Approaching a Steady State Economy, Part 2 — Clean Clothes

What can a laundry experiment in one household teach us about economizing and innovating in the broader economy?


Approaching a Steady State Economy, Part 1 — Getting Around

Figuring out how to run a sustainable economy is a tough task — drilling down to one sector offers some insights.


Bring Back Hank Paulson — On One Condition

He’s not the ideal, but if appointed Fed Chair, Hank Paulson might actually consider the environmental effects of Fed policies.


Entropia: Life Beyond Industrial Civilisation

If you’re curious about what life might be like in a steady state economy, Sam Alexander’s Entropia offers some intriguing ideas.