I was on the Jeremy Vine show this week on Radio 2 to talk about post growth economics. The production team had come across my article on Japan, and got me in to talk about whether growth is actually necessary in an economy. On the other side of the table, Sam Bowman from the Adam Smith Institute.
Does making poverty history mean making wealth history too? My article for Positive News.
To celebrate ten years of blogging and five years of Make Wealth History later this year, I gave the blog a major design overhaul.
A review of Tom Hodgkinson’s latest, for The Ecologist.
It’s been a while since I posted a cutting. My wife and I have had a baby since I last posted one. Little Zach is doing well, by writing not so much. Here’s a somewhat facetious post about fractional reserve banking up on the Positive Money website.
Article on Millennium Consumption Goals for the Post Growth Institute.
Guest blog post for World Development Movement.
An article of mine on Canada’s tar sands, used in a conversational English textbook for German high-schoolers. It’s in a book called Canada – Dreams and Realities, part of the Schwerpunktthema Abitur Englisch series.
Suggestions for using the article include an activity where the class are divided into representatives of either the oil industry, the Canadian government or the Canadian First Nations, for a mock debate.