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Distinguishing Capitalism from Growth

by James Magnus-Johnston Capitalism and growth might have similar connotations, but they have important distinctions, too. “Capitalism” has become a clumsy catch-all for any number of value-laden projections—greed, big business, innovation, accumulation, complexity, workaholism. “Growth,” meanwhile, is a landmine of technical and cultural connotations, and I’ll explore just a couple of them here. Technically speaking, […]


Nationalize Money, Not Banks

Banks should not be allowed to live the alchemist’s dream by creating money out of nothing and lending it at interest.


Uneconomic Growth Deepens Depression

Herman Daly makes the case against using obsolete growth policies to dig out of the recession, and he issues a challenge to technological optimists.


Economic Growth, Obesity, and the Creed of Greed

Society has reached a tipping point where further economic growth is causing serious health problems.


The Full Seas Act and the College of the 21st Century

Striving to create perpetually more jobs on a finite planet is a sure path to growing unemployment.