A Democracy Built to Last: Green/Populist Steps Toward a Livable Future

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Applecart Books, 2006 - Political Science - 327 pages
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A democracy built to last is a rare challenge to what has become a dogma in American economic and political thinking: economic growth as the goal of public policy. In reality it is unlimited economic growth in a finite world that is the cause of spreading disruption of the earthʼs natural balances and depletion of its resources. The author argues that our growth trends are not only unsustainable, they may not be survivable, but that we do have promising, sustainable alternatives.

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Contents

Life on Earth at the End of the Industrial Age
1
Environmental Values Environmental Politics
47
Rising Wealth Declining Democracy
72
Copyright

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Robert Beattie lives in Wichita, KS.

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