recessione Coronavirus

La recessione economica (che non è decrescita) al tempo del Coronavirus

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A cura del Gruppo Tematico Decrescita & Economia MDF (*) In questi tempi drammatici di emergenza da coronavirus, con serie limitazioni a tutte le usuali libertà personali/sociali ed attività economiche, è sempre più forte il rischio di ulteriori strumentalizzazioni del concetto di decrescita: ormai da giorni diversi media (giornali, siti), ma […]

Se è decrescita è sempre felice, altrimenti è recessione: ma non riusciamo a spiegarlo!

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Immagine di Gerd Altmann da Pixabay   Contributo redatto dal Gruppo Tematico Decrescita ed Economia del Movimento per la Decrescita Felice (coordinatore Nello DE PADOVA)   Apre il cuore sentire in un TG di prima serata un servizio sull’eccessivo consumo di carne come quello di Milena Gabanelli mandato in onda […]

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 […]