Tailor Made Degrowth: How a localised clothing economy can contribute to a degrowth future


by Alis Le May This is from #2 of LESS – our journal of degrowth, radical sufficiency and decolonisation in Scotland. Details of how to get a print copy here. The fashion industry is among the most polluting industries on the planet. It is fraught with ethical atrocities, inherently resource-hungry and, some might claim, entirely unnecessary...

The Anti-D’oh!


Mapping the emotional systems that could drive us to an ecological civilisation by Pat Kane. This is from #2 of LESS our journal of degrowth, radical sufficiency and decolonisation in Scotland. Details of how to get a print copy here. We hear a lot from behavioural science and nudge theory about how susceptible humans...

Between limit and desire: strategic directions in the collapse of industrial civilisation


Hardly anybody has understood that the Covid-19 pandemic is not an isolated and exceptional event, but rather a single moment in a much broader process: ecosocial collapse. By Adrián Almazán and Luis González Reyes, translated by Tom Younger. This is from #2 of LESS, our journal of degrowth, radical sufficiency and decolonisation in Scotland. Details...

CULTURE BEYOND EXTRACTIVISM: WHAT MIGHT A POST-GROWTH CINEMA LOOK LIKE? BY MARIA ANTONIA VELEZ SERNA


In this article, I argue against the growth-based model of the cultural industries, focusing on cinema and thinking towards alternative pathways for a post-growth creative sector in Scotland. In the months since I started writing it, many of the things I argued about have ground to a halt due the Covid-19 pandemic. Production projects...