Growthbusters

It seems as if we are commonly told that the answer to whatever problem our communities are facing is more density, more houses, better transportation networks and more opportunities for consumerism. In other words that we must keep growing to keep feeding the machine that our society has become. I don’t know about you, but …

Reality Kootenay Style

This week I’ve encountered a few people who have high hopes for the future in this region, such high hopes in fact that I have to disagree, I don’t want to sound like a downer, but I like to season my arguments with a fair does of reality. While there aren’t too many places I’d …

Prosperity Without Growth – Report

Image by Paolo M├árgari – paolomargari.it via Flickr It seems impossible to imagine a world without growth. Most of us sit here at the start of the 21st century knowing little other than a model of growth, with minor blips of recession occurring at semi regular intervals – just often enough to remind us that …