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Announcements • 09.02.2022

The manifesto of Degrowth journal

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By: Degrowth journal

After decades of research, the time has come: degrowth now has its own journal.

Justice • 03.02.2022

Capitalism, Degrowth and the Global South

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By: Tejendra Pratap Gautam

In the last decades, scholarship on degrowth, as an antithesis to capitalism, has grown in volume. But critique of capitalism cannot alone solve problems of modern society across the Global North and the Global South. Degrowth needs to be developed at multiple levels through an inclusive policy framework, where citizens' participation is crucial in order to push towards the construction of a degrowth society.

Culture • 27.01.2022

Sustainable Hedonism: Paradox or Pathway?

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By: Orsolya Lelkes

The notion of sustainable hedonism appears at first to be a provocation. Is it a paradox? Is it just more greenwashing nonsense? It is meant to puzzle, to perplex, and to propel. Sustainable Hedonism. A Thriving Life that Does Not Cost the Earth is a call to reflect on our beliefs and actions related to pleasure, joy and ecological sustainability.

Events • 27.12.2021

Caring Communities for Radical Change: Debates and future directions on degrowth from the 8th International

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By: Daniel Boston

This summer, the 8th International Degrowth conference took place in Den Haag. This summary provides a peek at some of the important themes, take-aways, and points of contention discussed in the conference reportage co-published by the organisers Transnational Institute and Ontgroei.

Care • 20.12.2021

Wanted for planetary health: a degrowth transformation rooted in caring commoning practices

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By: Winne van Woerden

If we are to accept degrowth in wealthy nations as the only sane and just response to the deterioration of the planetary biosphere, how should we reorganize care and reconceptualize health? We know that a degrowth transformation will require a fundamental reorganization of societal structures underlying growth-focused economies in the Global North. The structures dedicated to our health needs a...

Justice • 23.11.2021

An Ecofeminist Take on the Paris Agreement - Part II

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By: Bethany Wilson, Carol Bardi, Rosalie Le Grelle

Part I discussed ecofeminisms and an overview of the Paris Agreement. This part II links those together by analysing the Paris agreement through an ecofeminist lens, demonstrating its importance for the degrowth movement.