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

User Review  - David - Goodreads

I learned a lot from this book. It definitely goes beyond the basic ethics of eating locally. It shows how it is possible and details the wider international economic impact of consumer consciousness ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

McKibben presents an optimistic, if largely anecdotal, account of possible changes to our growth-obsessed, "hyper-individualistic" society. His central thesis is that while some material improvements ... Read full review

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

User Review  - anwen - Goodreads

I have to admit, I was on board with Bill McKibben's philosophy after I slogged through Thomas Friedman's The World Is Flat. I liked aspects of Friedman's book, which discusses globalization and the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Cindy - Goodreads

This is a pleasant reading format and informs the reader of the issues that result from our flawed economy. Bill tells the story of buying local for a year... its challenges and why it is important. Read full review

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

User Review  - Shawna Lusk - Goodreads

Basic principles that we should all be thinking about but it still made me think more deeply about my own consumerism and becoming more of a community advocate. Read full review

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

User Review  - Nick - Goodreads

Good arguments for non-GDP assessment of value. Economies can be just as productive in REAL life, even if they don't show in the resulting GDP. Read full review

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

User Review  - Natalie - Goodreads

I nodded my head 'uh-huh' the whole time. Not because I knew it all. And, not because McKibben wasn't interesting, but because I already knew I supported his visions for local food, social justice ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Matthew - Goodreads

This book brings together a lot of the ideas that have been out there about the need to re-examine our way of living. Detailing issues such as global warming, peak oil, and agricultural reform ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Dan Hubbell - Goodreads

What I found most interesting were two questions McKibben poses at the end of the book: what "economies of scale will support a standard of living most of us can be happy with, yet not overwhelm the ... Read full review

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

User Review  - Katie - Goodreads

For anyone who feels like globalization isn't the answer to all the worlds problems--and in some cases might be the cause. This book acts as a reminder of the importance of communities and the fact ... Read full review


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