We’ve just passed the 6th week of a 16-week semester, and the ground–or should I say road?–is coming up fast. There are too many things to read, write, and study. Can I put off grading for a few hours to read these travelogues and this treatise on new economic models? Will I really find the time to study my Chinese … Continue reading The Start of Planning and the Merchants of Doubt
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We’re at a turning point. Between climate change, persistent and rising inequality, and the rising food crisis, it is clear that our current system is incapable of sustaining human civilization. The technological revolution we’re going through isn’t just about communications, but about automation, and it’s becoming increasingly clear that this is a change on the scale … Continue reading WEEKLY POST: The Next System Project and Miscellaneous Thoughts
Going further, is economic growth in the context of pure, unregulated capitalism even a path to prosperity? Sure, it has made some countries prosperous. But it hasn’t been a neutral force in the areas outside its bubbles of prosperity. Progress has been build on the backs and the graves of the poorest and darkest of … Continue reading Post-Growth: Is Economic Growth the Only Way to Prosperity?