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Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Louise - Goodreads

Read this book with my reading club. The book is grounded in an easy history of social change and the development of the economy through increased production of labor enabled by industrial revolution ... Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Kath Masterson - Goodreads

Well researched, an easy read and makes some excellent points about the realities of our concepts of "progress," capitalism and sustainability. Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Melissa Robinson - Goodreads

McKibben's premise is fairly simple. Our current economic model is based on encouraging as much growth as possible. McKibben contends that the equation more = better is simply not true any longer ... Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Cole - Goodreads

Bill McKibben isn't the greatest writer, but he has a lot of amazing things to say. He argues that although the trend for the last fifty years has been that bigger is always better, it is time for us ... Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Lauren - Goodreads

Great ideas but I wanted action items! Also needed to have more citations to back up his points -- how realistic are these ideas?? Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - john - Goodreads

This is a really excellent treatise on the state of our growth oriented economy and how it must radically change to meet the demands of converging catastrophes. Essential (in every sense of that word) reading. Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Annie - Goodreads

McKibben challenges the growth economy, and invites us to consider a more human-scale, environmentally responsible, and perhaps more values-driven way of conducting the business of living. Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Doug Forrester - Goodreads

When I saw the title "Deep Economy" I had a sort of fascination as if I were watching a train wreck. Surely it would be pushing for radical socialism for the sake of radical environmentalism. Instead ... Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

Never quite as great as I hope his books will be, I still believe a good deal of what McKibben writes would be good for the country. I also believe that we have about a 1% shot of many people actually doing it. Read full review

Review: Deep Economy: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable Future

User Review  - De - Goodreads

A more hopeful than usual read on climate change, and how America could stand to lose some individualism and get back to being more community oriented. Read full review


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