Author: Kari McGregor

A free-spirited downshifter, Kari is a freelance journalist and editor of SHIFT magazine, a volunteer collective of passionate sustainability activists and advocates. Harbouring nomadic tendencies, she has sampled life in the UK, Spain and Thailand before settling in Australia and making tropical Far North Queensland her home. A former teacher, Kari now whiles away her days studying full-time, working as little as possible for dollars, and contributing whatever energy she has left over to the economic degrowth movement. She blogs at, freelancing a critical spin on our planetary predicament.