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Economic Growth Isn't Working

Economic growth eventually has a negative effect on our quality of life, producing artificial needs, encouraging people to live beyond their means, and increasing the gap between the poorest and richest in society. Some recent articles critique this model of society and suggest how to get beyond the simplistic conservative ideas of markets and competition.

 

World economy giving less to poorest

Growing Dissent

The Problem with Economic Growth

The End of Economic Growth

 

(1801) economic growth, sustainable, balance, poverty, fairness, nomads, theme, growth,

  

The Week's Theme is Growth (5 February)

 

• the process of increasing in physical size

• something that has grown or is growing

 

... population growth, economic growth, growth of plants, growth of local enterprises, growth on nose, hyperbolic growth, sustainable growth (oxymoron?)

 

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Taken on February 11, 2009