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The Insanity of Endless Growth

August 9, 2017Our Articles

9 August 2017 By Dr Haydn Washington for Dick Smith Fair Go. The world is faced with a predicament of grave enormity – yet one rarely spoken of. The United Nations (UN), almost all governments, business, and media and both the political Left and the Right are busy extolling (even praising) ‘endless growth’. Yet we … Read More

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Policies for a Post-Growth Economy

August 9, 2017Our Articles

9 August 2017 By Dr Samuel Alexander for Dick Smith Fair Go. This short article outlines a range of bold policy interventions that would be required to produce a stable and flourishing post-growth economy. I acknowledge that most people do not recognise the need for a post-growth economy yet, and therefore would reject these policy … Read More

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The Legacy of ‘The Limits to Growth’

August 9, 2017Our Articles

9 August 2017 By Dr Kerryn Higgs for Dick Smith Fair Go. I came across The Limits to Growth by accident just after it came out in 1972. There were a number of scientists who had already sounded related warnings in the 1960s: Rachel Carson in Silent Spring observed that the expansion of the chemical industry … Read More

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