Che significa rinunciare al consumismo?

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Un contributo di Mario SASSI (*) Repubblica il 21/2 ha pubblicato un’intervista a Jane Fonda in cui la famosa attrice ed attivista ha rivelato: “Ho smesso di comprare vestiti… Non voglio più essere vittima di un consumismo esagerato. Spero di diventare un modello per i giovani. Ho eliminato la plastica, […]

The Founder Maurizio Pallante

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Maurizio Pallante (Rome, 1947), a graduate in Literature, works mainly as an essayist and is the honorary president of the Movement for Happy Degrowth. For many years he has worked in the fields of energy policy and environmental technology. He was an advisor in energy efficiency for the Italian Ministry […]

About

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The Movement for Happy Degrowth (MDF) was founded on 15 December 2007 after one year of consultations and discussions among people and groups that recognised themselves in the theory exposed in Maurizio Pallante’s 2005 book La decrescita felice (“Happy Degrowth”). The Movement is structured in local clubs, spread all over […]

What we do

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The Movement for Happy Degrowth carries out its activities in four main domains:   – Lifestyles; – Technologies; – Politics; – Culture.     We consider these four elements as forming a sort of “stool”, in which three solid legs – Lifestyles, Technologies and Politics – support the top of the […]

Health

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It is about time that a debate about Degrowth and Health was started. This is the purpose of the “Health and Degrowth” thematic group, operating within the Movement for Happy Degrowth inside the Lifestyles area. A thematic group is a group of people, coming from various parts of Italy, who […]

Lifestyle

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A degrowth lifestyle is based on sobriety, sustainability (both ecological and social), calm and personal relations. It promotes conviviality, cooperation and altruism rather than individualism, competition and selfishness; playing for the sake of playing and enjoying our leisure time, rather than working frantically for the sake of doing more and […]