Why Capitalism Wins. and How a Simple Accounting Move Can Defeat It

Why Capitalism Wins. and How a Simple Accounting Move Can Defeat It

GDP fully endorses the capitalist theory of value: it views market transactions as the only drivers of development, as opposed to non-market exchanges; it considers as positive all forms of production and consumption, regardless of their impact on economic welfare; and it neglects social and environmental impacts. For as long as our approach to economic growth is determined by GDP, capitalism will continue having the upper hand...

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From Wealth to Wellbeing: Lessons from the United Nations' World Happiness Report

From Wealth to Wellbeing: Lessons from the United Nations' World Happiness Report

Answer the following question. Imagine a ladder, with steps numbered from 0 at the bottom to 10 at the top. The top of the ladder represents the best possible life for you and the bottom of the ladder represents the worst possible life. On which step of the ladder would you say you personally feel you stand at this time?...

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