What is ‘growthism’?

‘Growthism’ is a term for society’s pervading belief that growth – primarily economic growth – is essential. This is problematic because our planetary resources are not growing, and yet growthist attitudes mean that we are still planning on plundering it forever. Until we recognise the inherent flaws in our society – the impossibility of never-ending […]

We are all developing countries

Rising rates of depression and anxiety. Politicians telling lies and undermining the free press. Unprecedented levels of consumer waste and pollution. People freezing to death in winter. I’m not talking about some far-flung failed state. These points could describe the UK, US, China, and – frankly – probably any developed country in the world. If this is […]