Degrowth is a term used for a social movement that critiques the paradigm of economic growth. It is a political, economic, and social concept that advocates the reduction of consumption. Born in the 1970s, it is based on the idea that economic growth (measured by macro-indicators such as the GDP or the population level) does not guarantee or thwart the improvement of the living conditions of humanity. According to the actors of the degrowth movement, the industrialization process has three negative consequences: dysfunctions of the economy (mass unemployment, precariousness, etc.), alienation at work (stress, moral harassment, multiplication of accidents, etc.), and pollution, resp… Read more
Anti-capitalism is a political ideology and movement encompassing a variety of attitudes and ideas that oppose capitalism. In this sense, anti-capitalists are those who wish to replace capitalism with another type of society, usually some form of anarchism or socialism.