January 20, 2022

Post-Extractive Futures (Workshop-Conversation-Festival)

By War on Want, Tipping Point UK and JunteGente. Post-Extractive Futures, a workshop series taking place between February 1-3 (11am NY/Bogota, 4pm London/Dakar), is a space of mutual learning about the world we can build guided by the questions: What can we do together that we can’t do alone?  How do we support each other in building the ecological and reparative worlds we need? 
December 16, 2021

Degrowth: Debates and Future Directions

By Daniel Boston. This summer, the 8th International Degrowth conference took place in The Hague. This short text provides reflections on some of the important themes, lessons, and points of contention of the event.
December 10, 2021

Green New Deals: Beyond growth?

By Gustavo García López, Diego Andreucci, Corinne Lamain, Daniel Boston, Selj Balamir and Julia Karch. Can Green New Deals foster the deep eco-social transformations beyond capitalist growth needed in our society? And what are the tensions, convergences, and mutual learnings with Degrowth?
December 3, 2021

Degrowth and Feminist Political Ecology and Decoloniality: Reflections from the WEGO network

By Wendy Harcourt, Irene Leonardelli, Enid Still and Anna Voss. Organized under the theme ‘Caring Communities for Radical Change’, the 8th International Degrowth Conference (August 24-28, The Hague), brought together nearly 900 activists, academics, and artists to discuss how to confront the contradictions between endless economic growth and the ecological boundaries of our planet.
April 8, 2021

On the destructive forces of the capitalist mode of production: Or, how to counter corporate violence with degrowth

By Ekaterina Chertkovskaya and Alexander Paulsson. Corporations are the cogwheels in the machinery that makes up capitalism. By dragging peoples and environments into its mode of production, corporations satisfy their profit-hunger and disastrous growth-ambitions.
February 11, 2021

Call open for 8th International Degrowth Conference (The Hague, NL, 24-28 August)

The invitation is now open to participate in the 8th International Degrowth Conference “Caring Communities for Radical Change”, that will take place in the Hague, Netherlands, between 24-28 August 2021. 
February 9, 2021

Ecosocialism versus degrowth: a false dilemma

By Giacomo D’Alisa
December 2, 2020

Recognizing the “De” in Degrowth

by Alexander Dunlap Why do degrowth intellectuals publicly neglect combative self-defense against “growth” projects? The connection between degrowth and anti-capitalist, autonomist and (ecological) anarchist movements exists, and it can be strengthened by acknowledging the legitimacy of a diversity of tactics as necessary pathways towards degrowing the techno-capitalist system and protecting habitats form infrastructural invasion.
September 22, 2020

Beyond handbook tyrannies: Pluralising the practice of feminist political ecology

By Rebecca Elmhirst. Feminist Political ecology is becoming a more pluralized set of knowledges and practices, where feminist and environmental social movements and professional practice are changing the kinds of questions being asked and the ways that we work. What does that mean for political ecology and its pedagogies within the academy?
May 22, 2020

In Defence of Blue Degrowth

Maria Hadjimichael & Irmak Ertör. A recent special issue critically interrogates the rapidly expanding "Blue Growth" imperative – and proposes an alternative imaginary for the use of, access to, and social relations with the seas and oceans.
April 16, 2020

Tourism, Degrowth and the COVID-19 Crisis

By Robert Fletcher, Ivan Murray Mas, Macià Blázquez-Salom & Asunción Blanco-Romero. The COVID-19 crisis shows what degrowth in the global tourism industry could look like. But it would need much more concerted planning to address the social impacts of this transition.
October 8, 2019

Defending limits is not Malthusian

By Giorgos Kallis. Self-limitation is not about constraining, but about defining collectively as societies our limits.
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