Don't speculate on our future
How we describe a problem determines what solutions we think are possible.
Economic crises are causing despair in news anchors voices world around and sends shivers down the watching public spine. Current neoclassical economists looking on are petrified at what basically are two quarters without growth and describes this as an economic crises. However if you think as an ecological economists with the goal of creating an economy with an appropriate scale and fair distribution that can hardly be described as a crises.
Furthermore the financial crises or bubbles that have occurred the economy have been more been caused by speculation of a liberated financial market in more and more on planets resources where more is becoming less and less not possible. In the end this is not physically possible whether it be land or grain. Keynes shook his head watching these activities worth around 2 trillion dollars a day versus 30 trillion of real production. And we should to.
The solution can be found in changing our goal and curbing the positive feedbacks of our current economic system. It will help limit speculation and put us on a better path to prospering within limits!
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