Tis the season for gift giving, and if mainstream economists are right, then the best possible gifts are the ones that contribute the most to economic growth.
Articles: economic growth (42)
We live in the age of ecocide.
This one’s about dumb, dumber, and dumbest, plus two intermediate levels for good measure. Ready for the inglorious countdown?
We have built our society, economy, and belief systems around the benefits and sustainability of economic growth. As further growth endangers our welfare by destroying the earth's ecology upon which we are dependent, the inability to move away from such growth is truly pathological.
The recent round of gridlock in Washington DC may seem worlds away from the mythological visions and spiritual perspectives that have been central to this blog over the last few months. Still, there’s a direct connection.
How would a non-growing economy function?
The essential defining property of a city is density: a concentration of people that enables commerce, community and exchanges of ideas.
Last week I attended an extraordinary occasion in Paris, which felt momentus and historic, but in the somewhat confused and mixed way these things often do.
This spring, I spent three weeks traveling around China and needless to say I, along with every other visitor, was impressed by the economic progress the Chinese have made.
I think it's incredibly important that those of us who believe very strongly that climate change is occurring are open to looking at the data and seeing what it tells us.