"It is now highly feasible to take care of everybody on Earth at a higher standard of living than any have ever known. It no longer has to be you or me. Selfishness is unnecessary. War is obsolete. It is a matter of converting our high technology from WEAPONRY to LIVINGRY."
- Buckminster Fuller (h/t Suzy Waldman)

Monday, September 7, 2015

Managing Without Growth

This is a one-hour lecture. But I think it's worth the time.


4 comments:

Rob Ryan said...

Michael, I've started watching. Most interesting so far. Questions: Have you read his book? If so, do you know if the source of the data in his graphics is in the book?

Michael Tobis said...

Can't help on that score. Just came across this fellow very recently.

He's the closest thing to an economist making sense that I have encountered.

JamieB said...

Michael do you know of Tim Jackson? He's another economist working in this area and wrote Prosperity Without Growth:

http://www.surrey.ac.uk/ces/people/tim_jackson/

JamieB said...

Oh, I see from Jackson's bibliography that he's currently publishing with Victor