Our Economic System

Globalisation has dazzled us with more and more technology and new products ranging from clothes and shoes to cars and cheap flight tickets. What are its disastrous consequences which we often don’t connect with our economic system, but put in a different basket and make feeble attempts to solve? Is GDP the best measure to scale the success of a nation or are they more inclusive methods ?

This section focuses on understanding root level issues of our economic system which has become a juggernaut pushing for unending growth and the price we have to pay for it.

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Local heroes

Local heroes

Photo Courtesy istock Helena Norberg-Hodge outlines how localising economic activity could halt ecological breakdown. Among environmental...

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Local is Our Future

Local is Our Future

Helena Norberg-Hodge Poverty, climate change, the erosion of democracy, an epidemic of depression – these and other global crises are symptoms of a...

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