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Socialism and Degrowth aren’t the same thing

Mark Burton from Steady State Manchester joins the Manchester Green New Deal Podcast to discuss the limits of Growth, how Climate Breakdown and Growth interlock and how Degrowth can save us from disaster capitalism.

The pandemic gripping the world has put Capitalism back into one of its classic cardiac arrests. With economies slowing to a sclerotic trundle across the globe and great recessions on the horizon is there a better way to organize ourselves?

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First published by Manchester Green New Deal Podcast, 13 April 2020

You can find out more about Degrowth UK here, Steady State Manchester here, Degrowth VS the Green New Deal here and the Degrowth Conference 2020 here

Extra reading
Viable economy: https://steadystatemanchester.files.wordpress.com/2020/02/the-viable-economy-revision-for-2nd-edn-v2.4-final.pdf

Labour and Degrowth: http://renewal.org.uk/articles/degrowth-the-realistic-alternative-for-labour

Steady State Critique of The Greater Manchester Spatial Framework: https://steadystatemanchester.net/2020/03/12/imagining-an-alternative-future-for-greater-manchester/