Almost everyday I read posts online that interest, infuriate, stimulate, inspire, or otherwise move me. Almost everyday I'll share three short snippets.
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January 17, 2013
"I should point out that I don’t believe perpetual economic growth is either sustainable or desirable. But if growth is your aim – an aim to which every government claims to subscribe – you couldn’t make a bigger mess of it than by releasing the super-rich from the constraints of democracy."
— George Monbiot at The Guardian. If you think we’re done with neoliberalism, think again
The global application of a fraudulent economic theory brought the west to its knees. Yet for those in power, it offers riches
"Frans Hofmeester has been taping and interviewing his 12-year-old daughter, Lotte, since she was born. The nearly three-minute time-lapsed video encapsulates her childhood, illustrating her changing moods, hairstyles and outfits."
Meagan Cloherty at WTOP. Father creates video time capsule of daughter’s childhood (VIDEO)
"The perpetual growth myth … promotes the impossible idea that indiscriminate economic growth is the cure for all the world’s problems, while it is actually the disease that is at the root cause of our unsustainable global practices."