Table of Contents

  • Contents

  • Acknowledgments

  • Introduction

    • Thinking about progress
    • Plan of the book
    • You, the reader and me, the writer
  • Reflecting on Enough

    • Enough and ecology
    • Enough and aesthetics
    • Enough and Morality
    • Enough and Spirituality
    • Making progress
    • What enough is not
    • Cope, critique, resist and create
  • When we Ignore Enough

    • The contemporary capitalist economic system
    • A monetarist outlook
    • Economies of scale and the global stage
    • Who is in charge?
    • Who benefits?
    • Hollow benefits in affluent countries too
    • Insecurity becomes endemic
    • Escaping before the crash
  • Suicidal Agriculture

    • Beginnings
    • The biological risks of industrializing agriculture
    • Animal suffering
    • Effects on human health
    • The greenhouse gas emissions
    • Changes in the Common Agricultural Policy
    • The social and human effects of industrial agriculture
    • Work and industrialized agriculture
    • Long supply chains
    • Conclusion
  • Regulating for Freedom

    • Accepted: the need to reduce and regulate carbon emissions
    • Needed: a fair process for regulation
    • The global commons
    • Individuals first: why the framework gives quotas to people not government
    • The practicalities of a fair system
    • Why tradable individual quotas are better than other options for reduction
    • Complementary interventions
    • Can Contraction and Convergence actually happen?
    • The Cap and Share campaign: first steps
    • Conclusion
  • Financial Security

    • Financial security for all
    • Linking security, reduced demand, and reduced growth
    • Equity: a prerequisite for security
    • Problems with a minimum wage
    • Problems with welfare
    • Paying for a Citizens’ Income
    • How much?
    • Who gets it?
    • Who qualifies as a citizen?
    • How work could be transformed when decoupled from money
    • Conclusion
  • Future Food

    • Intelligent Agriculture
    • Balancing urban and rural
    • Social life
    • Getting there: reform of the Common Agricultural Policy as a model for western countries
    • Creating Intelligent Agriculture outside formal structures: a worldwide food movement
    • A food culture
    • Getting rid of the obsession with cheap food
    • Formal structures to support the food movement
    • Is food security really possible?
  • Policy and Principles

    • Keystone attitudes
  • Citizen-Leaders in the Movement for Enough

    • Citizen-leadership
    • Cultivating the middle ground
    • The value of the ordinary
    • Redefining wealth: qualitative development
    • Power and imagination
    • History
    • New stories about change
  • Our World, Our Selves

    • The capacity to think
    • The capacity to feel
    • Contemplating dependency
    • Care
    • Uncertainty and mystery
  • Conclusion

    • Tasks for the daring
    • Coping well in the present
    • Enough of this book
  • Chapter Notes