Alistair McGowan talks E. F. Schumacher
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Alistair McGowan praises green economist E F Schumacher

Alistair McGowan headed to the allotments to explain why his favourite thinker is the green economist E F Schumacher, who is best known for his 1973 book Small Is Beautiful.

The impressionist, actor, and environmentalist said the German's book was still relevant 40 years on: "People thought he was ahead of his time then, but actually we are still catching up with theories now."

This is the second in a Daily Politics series on political thinkers and their ideologies, which will run most Fridays in the coming months.

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