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Dave Gardner

Producer of the documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Dave writes and speaks regularly on the subject of growth addiction, including the pro-growth media bias that perpetuates prosperity-from-growth mythology.

economic growth,limits to growth

economist and magician

The Magic of Economic Growth: BS

It’s disheartening to see an economics professor regurgitate the myth that economic growth can allow us to ignore inequity and poverty. But perhaps I should thank University of Georgia’s Jeffrey Dorfman for giving us this classic, textbook example of the kind of thinking that keeps our society chasing growth

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