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Ep 21 - Donnie Maclurcan - Global prosperity and the end of economic growth

Ep 21 - Donnie Maclurcan - Global prosperity and the end of economic growth

Not-for-profit advocate, co-founder of The Post Growth Institute, affiliate professor of social science at Southern Oregon University, former exercise physiologist, social justice advocate, and author, Donnie Maclurcan makes Jason Bourne look like a bit of a slacker.
This a great conversation. Donnie is passionate about the possibilities for change in the global economy and is well used to explaining the complexities of economics in simple easy to understand ways. He outlines the current situation concisely and lays out alternatives that are exciting and optimistic.
Here is what we talk about

What’s wrong with growth?
Why is the myth of growth so entrenched?
Solutions
Popular not for profit companies
The future of the stock market
The future of pension plans
The gift economy
Spiritual dimension
Should we consume less?
Climate change
Irish economy
Scarcity
Practical steps
Financial crisis
Wholesome food

To find out more about Donnie and his work
http://www.postgrowth.org/
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