The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched The Few, Impoverished The Many, And Endangered The Planet
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The Growth Illusion: How Economic Growth Has Enriched The Few, Impoverished The Many, And Endangered The Planet

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How Economic Growth Has Enriched the Few, Impoverished the Many, and Endangered the Planet, Richard Douthwaite.
Paperback, 332 pages
Published May 1st 1993 by Council Oak Books
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It is a very long time since I read this book, but it left a big impact on me, as did The Great Depression of 1990 by Ravi Batra. Sometimes it feels as if one is expected to either believe that unrestrained capitalism will solve all of the world's ills or to be a Marxist calling for state control of the means of production. But, as with so many things, sanity exists in the middle ground between these two positions.

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