The degrowth movement(s) for alternative economics have picked up a bit more steam with this new book, which includes contributions and endorsements from a wide array of scholars. There is also this introductory video that makes a few peculiar claims.*
*found at: http://jeremyjschmidt.com/2014/12/01/new-book-out-degrowth-a-vocabulary-for-a-new-era/
christ who can make it thru all of pt1? but yeah see the “accelerationists”
Where is Buckminster Fuller Part 2 when you need it?
ah yes the now old never been post-modern.
we’ve been hashing this out (making hash of?) some over @
Reminds me of Michaels’ discussion of social experimentation where the structure of cities could be part of the “creating social worlds”
On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 9:32 AM, Installing (Social) Order wrote:
was just at a sermon by bruce katz selling his metro-revolution (really a repackaging of florida’s now largely recanted trickledown “creative” class/warfare) and asked if he has seen anyone/any-city acting to adapt to the new environs (econ, politics, climate, etc) before they get badly hurt by it and he had nothing to offer (hadn’t even considered it), I think we have to work instead on how we might salvage something that doesn’t depend on mass/govt/Inc fore-thinking/planning.
more utopians @ http://syntheticzero.net/2013/12/10/slowcialists-the-degrowth-paradigm/