DEEP ECONOMY: The Wealth of Communities and the Durable FutureEditorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe
To move forward, increasing equality and happiness, we need to turn the clock back: thinking locally rather than globally, buying from and selling to our neighbors to create true communities.McKibben (Wandering Home, 2005, etc.), who has worried about the fate of our planet since at least The End of Nature (1989), weighs in here on the pursuit of happiness. For too long, he observes, we have ... Read full review
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Bill McKibben is seeing the writing on the wall. My favorite quote that sums it up is: "Under the current system, as many have pointed out, all we do is add together expenditures, so that the most "economically productive" citizen is a cancer patient who totals his care on his way to meet with his divorce lawyer."