Tim Jackson: Prosperity without Growth

Capitalism is broken. The relentless pursuit of more has delivered climate catastrophe, social inequality and financial instability – and left us ill-prepared for life in a global pandemic. Tim Jackson’s passionate and provocative book dares us to imagine a world beyond capitalism – a place where relationship and meaning take precedence over profits and power. Post Growth is both a manifesto for system change and an invitation to rekindle a deeper conversation about the nature of the human condition.

Tim Jackson is an ecological economist and writer. Since 2016 he has been Director of the Centre for the Understanding of Sustainable Prosperity (CUSP) at the University of Surrey in the UK, where he is also Professor of Sustainable Development. From 2004 to 2011 he was Economics Commissioner for the UK Sustainable Development Commission where his work culminated in the publication of ‘Prosperity without Growth’, translated into 17 foreign languages. It was named as a Financial Times ‘book of the year’ in 2010 and UnHerd’s economics book of the decade in 2019. His latest book ‘Post Growth – life after capitalism’ came out 2021.

Moderation: Mathew D. Rose

In Cooperation with Helle Panke and Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung

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  1. Glass steagall elimination and lower secular interest rates (below 5% in 2000) enable financialized money making beyond GDP…ie financial money, not real economy money.

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