Publication Date: 2009-02-09
Our current economic system is unsustainable. Its fundamental elements -- unlimited growth and endless wealth accumulation -- fly in the face of the fact that the Earths resources are clearly finite. The destructive effects of this denial of reality are wreaking havoc on our ecological and social systems.
But what is the alternative? We need to go beyond simply fixing problems as they arise, or even as we anticipate them, and offer a comprehensive new economic model. It is a moral imperative.