'Economic growth is killing us'
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Viewsnight: Our addiction to economic growth is killing us

In this Viewsnight, anthropologist Jason Hickel argues that our addiction to economic growth is killing us and makes the case for “planned de-growth”. Hickel is the author of The Divide: A Brief Guide to Global Inequality and its Solutions.

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  • 10 Aug 2017
  • From the section UK
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