Documents

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You can consult these 3 english documents that describe the activities and the theoretical framework of Movimento per la Decrescita Felice 1)  What is Movimento per la Decrescita Felice (MDF). How to built, organize and manage degrowth movements rooted in the territory (Stirring Paper, Building collective actions; Leipzig 2014). – Ptt presentation […]

Networking

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One of the main goals of MDF is to connect all people and associations whose activities or principles are related to degrowth. This serves a double purpose: to make it easier for anyone interested to find information about degrowth projects and ideas, and to foster relations and cooperation among different […]

Where we are

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The Movement for Happy Degrowth deems it crucial to put down local roots, providing all people interested with the possibility to meet each other, discuss and work together for developing, practising and promoting a new cultural paradigm. The MDF local clubs are intended as means to achieve all this, places […]

The Know-How University

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We are a group of people operating across the various local clubs of the Movement for Happy Degrowth (MDF). The original small group that started the Know-How University was located in Turin, where the first courses were held in the spring of 2009. We love to think that we can […]

Happy Degrowth?

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Degrowth is not only well-reasoned and well-founded criticism of the absurdities of a growth-based economy, but a radical alternative to its value system. The notion of degrowth originates in the field of economics – the same in which the word “growth” has been arbitrarily given a positive connotation – but […]

From the production of generic goods, class goods, and individual goods to the production of social experience

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William Mebane, former Director of Energy Efficiency Department, ENEA The first generic goods were those based on a single model for everyone. The black model T Ford is the classic example. One model mass-produced permitted an enormous economy of scale and reduction of costs never before realized. The basic function […]

English

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You can consult these 3 english documents that describe the activities and the theoretical framework of Movimento per la Decrescita Felice 1)  What is Movimento per la Decrescita Felice (MDF). How to built, organize and manage degrowth movements rooted in the territory (Stirring Paper, Building collective actions; Leipzig 2014). – Ptt presentation […]