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What’s the problem with economic growth? | new blogpost about #Growthbusters

What’s the problem with economic growth? | new blogpost about #Growthbusters

Dave Gardner is a gutsy guy. Gardner, who is 56, a former corporate filmmaker, set his career aside a few years ago to run for office in his hometown of Colorado Springs, CO, and make a documentary film called Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth that puts forth an unpopular idea–that economic growth is bad for the environment and bad for human happiness. “I want to make it OK for people to be against growth,” Dave says, when asked why he ran for office and made the movie. Dave and I fundamentally disagree. I think economic growth is vital, not just to lift billions of people out of poverty–global per capita income is currently about $10,700 , if Wikipedia is to be believed–but because societies that are more prosperous are better able to deal with the issues of environmental and social justice that matter most to me. Nevertheless, I would urge you to see Dave’s film (screening...

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