The green new deal is painted as an unaffordable far left pipe dream. It has been politically maligned to preserve the status quo at a time when we know that establishment economists have got all climate breakdown projections completely wrong… So surely the question we should be asking is simple: how much is it going to cost us not to do this? Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by author and economist Ann Pettifor to discuss.
Kevin begins at 2:52
Parts 1 and 2 of four parts (The audio is awfuls). Let us hope parts 3 and 4, when they appear, have better audio:
‘A Study of Economics as if People Mattered’ was the subtitle of E F Schumacher’s most famous work, ‘Small is Beautiful’. It might seem jarring to non-economists that people might not “matter” in economic theory […]