Monbiot: The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

To succeed is to destroy ourselves. To fail is to destroy ourselves. That is the bind we have created. Ignore if you must climate change, biodiversity collapse, the depletion of water, soil, minerals, oil; even if all these issues were miraculously to vanish, the mathematics of compound growth make continuity impossible.

http://www.commondreams.org/view/2014/05/28-0

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One Response to Monbiot: The Impossibility of Growth Demands a New Economic System

  1. There is a viable option that may not require throwing out the baby with the bathwater – negative interest. I wrote an essay on it here: http://varsava.wordpress.com/2014/04/13/building-a-better-world-taming-the-economic-monster/

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