The relentless drive for productivity may have some limits; if our economies don’t continue to expand, we risk putting people out of work.”

Excellent article in NY Times by Tim Jackson ("Prosperity without growth") pleading for less productivity and more quality of life to deal with our economic growth crisis.

“… avoiding the scourge of unemployment may have less to do with chasing after growth and more to do with building an economy of care, craft and culture. And in doing so, restoring the value of decent work to its rightful place at the heart of society. “

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