See the Big Picture

“All the world’s a stage” (William Shakespeare, As You Like It). Born in the late 1940s, market fundamentalism has heavily scripted the narrative about economics, but what does the real cast look like? Join our “Book Club”! This post is part of a reading series of Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth. You are kindly invited to add to this chapter summary by answering the question(s) in the comment section. Ch. 2: SEE THE BIG PICTURE …

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From GDP to the Doughnut

In the natural world, health is the single goal of all living organisms exchanges with the environment they depend upon. For economics, the conventional goal is indefinite growth. Can this make sense? Join our “Book Club”! This post is part of a reading series of Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth. You are kindly invited to add to this chapter summary by answering the question(s) in the comment section. Ch. 1: CHANGE THE GOAL — From …

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Who Wants to Be an Economist?

When reviewing this book by Kate Raworth, the journalist George Monbiot summed it up by saying “Instead of growth at all costs, a new economic model allows us to thrive while saving the planet”. Let’s explore. Join our “Book Club”! This post is part of a reading series of Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth. You are kindly invited to add to this chapter summary by answering the question(s) in the comment section. Introduction: Who Wants …

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