Posts Tagged: Economic Growth

Is GDP Over?

Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.

What Piketty Forgot

The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
Patrick Bond makes a stinging critique of the recent report of the African Development Bank that claims that 'one in three Africans is middle class' and as a result, Africa is ready for 'take off'.