What Kind of Future Does Your Degree Prepare You For?

by James Magnus-Johnston As the fall chill sets into the air and farmers begin to harvest, universities invite another wave of impressionable young minds to think about the futureā€”of society, and of their place in it. But preparation for the future requires us to consider exactly what kind of future we think we’re in for, […]

A Business Built for Resilience

James Magnus-Johnston describes how businesses may operate in a steady state economy.

Full Employment Versus Jobless Growth

Economic growth is not the same things as “more jobs,” especially with the methods we’ve used to grow the economy.

Too Many Jobs

Policies needed to stabilize population and consumption will be difficult to enact, but difficult is a lot easier than impossible.

Why Bargains are Bad

Thrift hasn’t disappeared; it just mutated into the endless search for cheaper stuff.

Occupy the G-8

When the G-8 convened at Camp David, Brent Blackwelder was on hand to address the Occupy Movement.

An Open Letter to Peter Kent, Canada’s Minister of the Environment

James Johnston sees through what could only be described as a hoax by Canada’s Minister of the Environment.

A New View of Work

A cultural shift is necessary to gain widespread support for a shorter work week.

Why Do So Many People Believe in the Fantasy of Infinite Growth on a Finite Planet?

If we don’t start asking, “why?” real soon, our kids will one day be asking “How did we let this happen?”

Sir Thomas Enough: Utopia and the Steady State

With his vision of Utopia, perhaps Sir Thomas More should have changed his last name to Enough.