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About Joe Herbert

Joe is a member of the degrowth.info editorial collective, working on the blog and communications. He recently completed a PhD in Human Geography at Newcastle University (UK), studying young environmental activists' imaginaries of socio-ecological crisis and transformation. He tweets at @joefherb.

Strategy • 29.09.2021

Degrowth strategies: thinking with and beyond Erik Olin Wright

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By: Joe Herbert, Nathan Barlow, Jacob Smessaert, Carol Bardi

Degrowthers have recently seemed to find a lot of inspiration in Erik Olin Wright’s framework of political strategies for transformations beyond capitalism. In this blog post, we wish to highlight some crucial insufficiencies of Wright’s framework in relation to degrowth transformations, and propose some adaptations which can enhance its utility for further strategy discussions.