IPS Leipzig: Only the Crazy and Economists Believe Growth is Endless

By Justin Hyatt

LEIPZIG, Sep 22 2014 (IPS) – From the mid-20th century onwards, economic growth has come to count as a self-evident goal in economic policies and GDP to be seen as the most important index for measuring economic activities. This was the premise underlying the recent Fourth International Conference on Degrowth for Ecological Sustainability and Social Equityheld in Leipzig to take stock of the “degrowth” movement’s progress in efforts to debunk the mantra of growth and call for a fundamental rethink of conventional economic concepts and practices.

http://www.ipsnews.net/2014/09/only-the-crazy-and-economists-believe-growth-is-endless/

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