Before reading our more substantial publications, readers who are new to the Simplicity Institute may like to begin with the following short articles where some of our core perspectives are summarised.
‘Life in a degrowth economy, and why you might actually enjoy it’, by Samuel Alexander
‘If everyone lived in an “ecovillage”, the Earth would still be in trouble’ by Samuel Alexander
‘The “simple life” manifesto, and how it could save us’ by Ted Trainer
‘Voluntary simplicity and the steady state economy’ by Mark Burch
‘The simple life has benefits for us all’ by Samuel Alexander
‘Would the West actually be happier with less? The world downscaled’ by Serge Latouche
‘We need economic “degrowth” to stop a carbon budget blowout’ by Samuel Alexander
‘Sick to death of consumerism? Find freedom in a tiny house’ by Samuel Alexander
‘The hour is darkest just before dawn: crisis as opportunity’ by Samuel Alexander
‘Limits to growth: Policies to steer the economy away from disaster‘ by Samuel Alexander
For guidance on the practice of ‘living simply’ see here.