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WSJ Growth Fiction

It’s easy to spot someone who’s been programmed from birth to believe there is a pot of gold at the end of the growth rainbow. When they write about economic or population growth, it’s simply assumed that more is good, faster is better, and there is no question or debate about that.

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Reporting & commentary that assume eternal growth is feasible, good, and necessary for prosperity.

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