This essay concentrates on the disputed topic of work time reduction in degrowth literature, exploring arguments both for a decrease and increase of work.
Mobilities • 09.09.2022
The contested construction of a new port raises significant ecological and social concerns on the Pacific coast of Colombia.
Technology • 18.08.2022
Despite an ever-increasing interest in degrowth scholarship, science, technology, and innovation (STI) have only been discussed marginally. It is vital to imagine different forms of STI not bound by the persisting growth imaginary.
Strategy • 27.07.2022
In a previous article you may have read about the book Degrowth & Strategy; it was still a work in progress then and we were reaching out for financial support. Today, July 27th 2022, the collected volume Degrowth & Strategy: how to bring about social-ecological transformation is finally out! It may be downloaded and read for free on the publisher’s website, and an affordable paperback ...
Health • 08.07.2022
The language of a ‘degrowth transition’ is useful for mobilizing people and their collectives around policy objectives, but it retains an image of expert political actors who will ‘transition’ us from one state to another. We offer an alternative theory of change that aims for a ‘degrowth transformation’, or deeper shifts in ideology and daily practices. It will not be enough to solely focus on changing policies and institutions; it is essential to embody the transition and its deeper meanings in a personal way as well.