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Want to Avert the Apocalyse: Choose De-Growth

An excerpt from an article by Jason Hickel that ran in The Guardian in October, 2017. As all the Black Friday ads dominate the web and beyond, consider Costa Rica, still a capitalist country but managing to make the lives of its citizens much more satisfying.

Disclaimer: this is not me arguing for a capitalist approach to system change (if that is even possible), but I do want to foreground the articles use of the term "de-growth" that Richard Smith and others have brought forward on this forum.

A little better news for a change:

Want to avert the apocalypse? Take lessons from Costa Rica