Life, Money and Illusion: Living on Earth as if we want to stay

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New Society Publishers, Oct 18, 2013 - Business & Economics - 464 pages
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A sustainable economic roadmap for a planet that matters and people who care.
 

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Contents

Without Vision the People Perish
1
Vision for the 21st Century
17
Life How It Thrives
31
Problems with Life Human Impacts on a Full Planet
47
Mutual Provision Money Markets and an Orderly World
69
Magnitude and Abstraction When We Grow Very Large
87
Problems with Our Market Economy
105
Where Value Is Neglected
107
Practical Changes
239
Monetary Reform
267
Transformation
285
Cultural Foundations Working Together as Societies
287
How to Get There from Here A Question of Direction
309
A Crack in the Road Motor Culture
357
What Will Become of Us?
383
Looking Back to the Present
423

Where Value Is Overstated
123
Money Its Creation Management and Growth
153
The Monopoly End Game
185
Economic Solutions
205
First Steps
209
Tapping Our Collective Potential
425
Recommended Reading
431
Index
434
About the Author
443
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Milke Nickerson is a longtime environmental activist, popular educator and the author of three books on sustainability including Bakavi; Change the World I Want to Stay On and Planning for Seven Generations. He is a founding member of The Green Party of Canada and helped draft the Canada Well-Being Measurement Act.

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