Wealth

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May 10, 2017
8 hours labour, 8 hours recreation, 8 hours rest

Long work hours don't work for people or the planet

David Suzuki
We work the same hours as 20th century labourers, depleting Earth's resources to produce more goods that we keep working to buy, use and replace in a seemingly endless consumer cycle.
Blog
Sep 22, 2015
Photo: jacinta lluch valero/flickr

It's time to talk about a new vision for the economy

David Suzuki
Why are we so reluctant to talk about how we can get out of this cycle of endless buying and unsatisfying consumption by considering steady-state economies or even de-growth alternatives?
Podcast
Jul 15, 2015

Economic Inequality: It's Far Worse Than You Think

Redeye
While everyone knows that the rich have a lot more money than the poor, we appear to have no idea just how big that gap is. A new article takes a look at our misconceptions about inequality.
Blog
Sep 16, 2014
Capital in the Twenty-first Century

Thomas Piketty: Economics transfigured

Christopher Majka
Thomas Piketty's Capital in the 21st Century is an extraordinary achievement. Now we can understand how economics has historically worked and how to transform it into a social democratic enterprise.

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