Monthly Archives: July 2014

What will you do for money?

Voluntary deindustrialisation gives plenty of opportunities for reducing the amount of money we spend. Less straightforward is a deindustrial response to bringing in money in the first place. Most of the skills we learn by deindustrialising are too niche to … Continue reading

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Urban preparedness – the case for staying in the city

Despite whatever pop-culture models of societal collapse might say on the subject, it is pretty clear that city living is going to continue to be a fact of life – certainly for the remainder of our lifetimes and probably for … Continue reading

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Deindustrial Economics part 2: Specialisation

Last week I talked about some of the barriers to achieving self-sufficiency, some unhelpful assumptions inherent to the term, and how these might be worked around. This week I’m going to try to persuade you to adopt a slightly different … Continue reading

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