Since the mid-20th century, economic growth has become a sort of Holy Grail for measuring how economies are doing. But there are real problems using this method as it ignores increasing inequality and worsening environmental problems. Economist Steve Keen suggests an alternative system.
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Climate scientist Kevin Anderson warns that continuing on our current path could result in a 3-4°C temperature rise by the end of the century, a catastrophic outcome to be avoided at all costs. He cautions […]
The explosion of quantitative easing, the epic monetisation of debt and the rise of cryptocurrencies, frothy stock markets and furlough schemes, all seemed to imply we have an endless supply of money. But it also […]