Our Addiction to Economic Growth is Killing Us

Anthropologist Jason Hickel asks if economic growth really makes our lives better. The author of The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions, suggests simple ways we can turn this fatal ship around.

We need to account for the costs of growth and an economic model that promotes human flourishing in harmony with the planet upon which we depend.

In this visionary video he shares solutions like planned degrowth, introducing a basic income, overthrowing the GDP and so many others, that would all increase human wellbeing and happiness without plundering the earth.

via Uplift

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