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WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 23, 2017

WEEKLY NEWS ROUNDUP – MAY 23, 2017

Rethinking Prosperity’s weekly roundup of news on the topic of economy, environment and democracy

 

  1. Nine Key Political Propositions for Building the Commons — Stacco Troncoso, P2P Foundation
    May 12, 2017
    Stacco Troncoso summarizes key points from a series of review, forming a recommendation for the political propositions necessary to build the common. This piece is a follow up to how we should think the common.
    Type/tags: article, politics, governance, economy, society, commons, democracy
  2. How Do You Degrow an Economy, Without Causing Chaos? — Jonathan Rutherford, Resilience
    May 15, 2017
    “…we will not make a successful transition to sustainability…unless participants within these movements become aware of, and begin advocating, the eventual need for an orderly process of ‘de-growth’.”
    Type/tags: article, economy, degrowth, movement, eco-socialism, capitalism
  3. Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth — Gar Alperovitz, The Next System Project
    May 15, 2017
    Browse through Gar Alperovtiz’s new book, Principles of a Pluralist Commonwealth, released by the Next System Project.
    Type/tags: book, economy, environment, society, pluralist commonwealth, sustainability
  4. 3 ways to move your company toward the circular economy — Nathan Hurst, GreenBiz
    May 16, 2017
    “It’s time to ditch the “take, make, dispose” mindset and adopt “make, use, return” as our collective mantra by joining the circular economy.”
    Type/tags: article, economy, circular economy, environment, consumption
  5. An abundance of degrowth-related events will be taking place this summer. Degrowth
    There is something for everyone.
    Type/tags: events, degrowth, movement

 

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