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Let's Meet in the Ring: Steady Staters in the “Green Doughnut”

Posted On: May 12, 2021   |   Posted By: Steady State

Let's Meet in the Ring: Steady Staters in the “Green Doughnut”

By Kayla Downs
To most people, the idea of a steady state economy is misunderstood at best and completely unknown at worst. Outside of economic, environmental, and academic circles, steady staters are hard to come by. The idea of a steady state economy is not yet mainstream and is shied away from in the media, general politics, education, and culture. Economic growth has been sold to generations as the remedy to all our ailments. Since the industrial revolution, each generation of children has been better off than their parents.
While the benefits of de-growth and a steady state economy seem clear to those who understand them, far too many people are being left in the dark. There is no better time than right now to initiate a steady-state transition. With the economic ramifications of COVID-19 and the shadow left on politics from the Trump years, people are desperate for change. With the help of resources such as the doughnut economic model and Peter Seidel's Uncommon Sense , we can create even...

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