Could a new economic approach save the planet?


Holism and Evolution, Author: Jan Smuts.

By Jo Confino – The capitalist tendency to isolate an economic process from its antecedents and effects is fundamentally flawed.

The Capital Institute, created by former JP Morgan managing director John Fullerton, says that society’s economic worldview has relied on breaking complex systems down into simpler parts in order to understand and manage them.

For example, this traditional economic view might view automobile manufacturing separately from the mineral mining, petroleum production and workers on which it relies.

Moreover, this view might also not acknowledge the impact that automobile manufacturing has on the environment, politics and economics of an area. more>

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