02 Jun '11, 12am

Great piece on what's wrong with our obsession with growth, from the highly regarded Gus Speth on Yale360

Thank you so much for saying what has needed to be said for a long time. Now if we could just get one politician to think these thoughts- and dare I say- utter them? Posted by John Dyer on 31 May 2011 Great analysis of why growth-as-usual is sputtering. I wonder if the green movement can stimulate the necessary political movement by recognising (as politicians must) that continuing growth in economic activity isn't the same as growth in planet-consuming activity. It seems that pretty much everything that greens dream of, if enacted everywhere, would allow economic activity to surge with all the real-world activity involved in switching from planet-consuming to planet-revival. So no need to keep pushing politicians into their bunkers by attacking growth as an icon? See http://bit.ly/switch1 Posted by James Greyson on 31 May 2011 The issue is not whether "growth" is a flawed...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/feature/off_the_pedestal_creating_a_...

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