Articles by Samuel Alexander
Limits to Growth: Policies to Steer the Economy Away from Disaster
Samuel Alexander If the rich nations in the world keep growing their economies by 2% each year and by 2050 the poorest nations catch up, the global economy of more than 9 billion people will be...
Life in a ‘Degrowth’ Economy
Samuel Alexander And why you might actually enjoy it.
Life in a ‘Degrowth’ Economy, and Why You Might Actually Enjoy It
Samuel Alexander What does genuine economic progress look like? The orthodox answer is that a bigger economy is always better, but this idea is increasingly strained by the knowledge that, on a...
If Everyone Lived in an 'Ecovillage', the Earth Would Still Be in Trouble
Samuel Alexander We are used to hearing that if everyone lived in the same way as North Americans or Australians, we would need four or five planet Earths to sustain us. This sort of analysis...
Life in a 'Degrowth' Economy, and Why You Might Actually Enjoy it
Samuel Alexander What does genuine economic progress look like? The orthodox answer is that a bigger economy is always better, but this idea is increasingly strained by the knowledge that, on a...
Beyond Capitalism with a Human Face: A Radically Simple Way
Samuel Alexander Ted Trainer is one of the wisest, boldest, and most dedicated advocates of The Simpler Way.  In 2010 he published a book called, The Transition to a Sustainable and Just World...