When people start thinking about social justice or the environment for the first time, their own consumer choices are often a starting point. What brands should I be avoiding? Which … Continue reading Book review: Buy Better, Consume Less
Catherine Masterman considers the middle ground in climate action, and the unsung potential of the school Parent-Staff Association. Earth Day on Friday was a reminder that many centuries ago (it … Continue reading Earth day on the EDGE
@LessWasteLaura explains how the #GreatFashionFast from @Tearfund can challenge the environmental impact of fast fashion.
“Stop shopping!” shouts the satirical anti-consumerist street preacher Rev Billy. “The shopocalypse is upon us!” he cries, and his gospel choir breaks into song. Blurring the lines between street theatre, … Continue reading Could we all just… stop shopping?
In the second of our monthly Joy in Enough talks, Jeremy Williams shared some ideas from his book The Economics of Arrival: Ideas for a grown-up economy, written with Katherine … Continue reading Talk: The economics of enough
We often hear that if we want to reduce the impact of our electronic devices, we should ignore the siren song of the mobile phone companies and keep our handset … Continue reading Could a smartphone last for a decade?
John D Anderson considers five ways to rebuild a commonwealth – a society that shares accumulated wealth broadly. “Private affluence and public squalor” were denounced by J K Galbraith a … Continue reading Common Wealth or Private Riches?
Hilary Blake’s recent article was an inspiration to us all, particularly to Christian parents on how we can inoculate our children against the virus of consumerism. Extreme loads of this … Continue reading Taking Plenty! further