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Book Review: 2052: A Global Forecast for the Next Forty Years by Jorgen Randers

Adaptation will mean moving from growth to a steady-state economy, one almost certainly at a smaller scale than at present.


A Shift in the Burden of Proof

The World Bank and other proponents of growth need to prove that growth is actually “economic” instead of “uneconomic.”


Elitist Growth by Cheap Labor Policies

Jettisoned jobs, illegal immigration, and manic mechanization make for profoundly impractical employment policies.


Opportunity Cost of Growth

Herman Daly swims upstream like a salmon, fighting the flow of fallacious philosophy from growth economists — you won’t want to miss his final refrain on this one.


Modernizing Henry George

Herman Daly elaborates on the economics of Henry George — reckoning with resources, redistributing rents, and a supplying a sane strategy for serving people and planet.