At Joy in Enough, we have tended to take a dim view of consumerism – the pursuit of identity and satisfaction through material goods. It is a driver of environmental … Continue reading When consumerism is a force for good
John Daniels on coronavirus and a sense of common purpose: So tell me: am I the only one missing Thursday evenings? How we used to all turn out – released … Continue reading Why we’re (unconsciously) grateful for the virus
Eve Poole explains why a year of Universal Basic Income could be useful tool in a just post-Covid recovery. Following the first cases of Covid-19 in the UK in January … Continue reading Debt, crisis and a Universal Basic Income
Tony Emerson asks five questions for moving into a more sustainable post-Covid world: Pope Francis was interviewed for The Tablet (08/04/20) about the pandemic before Easter. He commented: “Every crisis … Continue reading An exit strategy from the Covid-19 and the climate crises
Hilary Bond, Schools and Children’s worker for the Parish of Wareham, writes about the grief of the present moment: I’m told it’s grief. This thing that is leaving me unable … Continue reading It’s okay not to be okay
John Daniels writes about the flows of energy through our bodies and through the economy: They’re all around us. Within us. We often don’t notice them, but without them we’d … Continue reading The importance of flows
There appears to be a widespread consensus that many consumer goods do not last as long as in the past. Tim Cooper investigates throwaway culture and how we can encourage longevity.
Rachie Ross, in this piece for UCB Radio, reflects on species loss and the silencing of God’s creation. Picture in your mind the darkest night sky, clear and inky, with … Continue reading The lights are going out
The more you look for sustainable alternatives, the more you’ll find. In this personal travelogue, Daphne Tomlinson shares experiences from local places and people, and insights into repair culture, leisure … Continue reading A journey through a better way
Last week the Commission on Economic Justice delivered its final report. Hosted by the think tank IPPR, the commission has outlined why the economy fails to deliver justice, and what … Continue reading What is economic justice?
This month saw the launch of Church Action for Tax Justice (CAT), a new campaign group targeting unfair taxation, tax havens, and lack of transparency around tax. It will also … Continue reading Church Action for Tax Justice
‘An unquenchable thirst for more: faith and economic growth‘ is a new report from Christian Aid. It takes a sceptical view of economic growth, asking instead what really contributes to … Continue reading An unquenchable thirst for more