Silver Lining to Economic Downturn

Nickerson, Mike
September 2009
Synthesis-Regeneration: A Magazine of Green Social Thought;Fall2009, Issue 50, p1
Academic Journal
The article offers an alternative view to stagnation of gross domestic product (GDP). It explains that GDP stagnation can be viewed as a sign of maturity. The concept of maturity is explained along with the responsibilities of mature species. Living within the availability of natural resources is presented together with keeping waste within tolerable bounds. The sub-prime mortgage crisis is explained in relation to the expansion of the growth-dependent, debt-based monetary system.


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