New indicators of progress are needed to monitor the economy wherein the natural world and human well-being, not just economic production, are awarded full measure. We have reduced the idea of progress to the single word more. But more what? More stuff? To what end? Everything all the time, while we secretly suspect we are useless and left empty? This is not only stupid and self-defeating but quite literally sustainable. By Bob Gelgof.
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