Panel discussion at the the 4th International Degrowth Conference for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equity in Leipzig in 2014.
Speakers: Steffen Lange, Giorgos Velegrakis, Nicola Bullard
Facilitation: Tadzio Müller
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From the conference programme: Degrowth proponents have been noticeably silent on how to react to the Eurocrisis, a situation of actually-existing economic shrinkage. This is a problem in several ways: first, it is still unclear how to deal with this wrong kind of degrowth. Second, given that “one should never let a good crisis go to waste”, how to respond to this moment of potential transformation? On this panel we discuss what policies degrowth proponents should demand in the light of the current economic crisis.
Contribution by Steffen Lange
Contribution by Giorgos Velegrakis
Contribution by Nicola Bullard
Discussion and questions from the audience