Our myopic economic thinking

21 Nov

…A retort I often receive is ‘where is the alternative?’ The question is asked because, in our myopic economic thinking, everything is measured in terms of ‘growth’ and ‘profit targets’, but we are never taught to calculate happiness and contentment or told that food, human genes and nature is not a commodity to be sold on the marketplace. We have never been taught, in other words, that it is sustainable ethics that leads to sustainable development. We have been too busy partying, and the hangover is too strong for us all to see the silver lining…

El análisis entero de los resultados de la reunión del G-20-más-invitados-entre-los-que-se-encontraba-ZP en Dissident Voice.




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