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About Vasilis Kostakis

Vasilis Kostakis is Professor of Technology Governance and Sustainability at TalTech and a Faculty Associate at Harvard. He is the founder of the P2P Lab.

Technology • 29.02.2024

What technology for degrowth?


By: Vasilis Kostakis

The world crumbles around us. Wealth inequality is deepening while the human species is facing an existential crisis. Despite calls to accept neoliberalism as inevitable, our situation is not hopeless. However, placing hope in yet-to-materialize technology to address ecological crises and wealth inequality is audacious.   Narratives like “green growth”, “ecomodernism”, and “accelerationism” ...