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Consumptionomics in Top 50 breakthrough capitalism books
A crowd-sourced list of 50 books that capture the spirit of breakthrough capitalism
May 29, 2012 - Comments (0)


Nothing grows forever: Why do we keep thinking the economy will?
How can we make the global economy work for 7 billion humans? Stop growing it.
Nov 01, 2011 - Comments (0)


Population is just a sidekick to the real big baddie – consumption
Beyond the headlines from the UN population report lies a clear message: consumption is still a far bigger threat to the planet.
Oct 29, 2011 - Comments (0)


The world needs a new economic growth model
The sustainability of global economic growth comes up for discussion at a conference hosted by the University of Southern California.
Oct 18, 2011 - Comments (0)


Perpetually a potential?
Rafael M. Alunan III: we in Asia need to address now in the critical areas of food, water, energy, consumer behavior, and governance to avert an unsustainable future.
Oct 03, 2011 - Comments (0)


Placing China’s market for 'luxury' goods in context
China’s new rich are pouring their money into the accounts of European companies and their shareholders instead of investing in the future of their country even while basic services remain severely underdeveloped.
Oct 03, 2011 - Comments (1)


Our Changing Rights to Food: Right to Waste
We can no longer have a right to generate unlimited waste, and in particular food waste because of the extent of its negative impacts on society.
Aug 17, 2011 - Comments (0)


How can innovation decouple growth and consumption?
Innovation needs to be radically applied in new ways that alter the present mindsets of politicians, economists and business people who feel that the only path is continued consumption and growth.
Jul 31, 2011 - Comments (0)


Can Malaysia support relentless consumption?
In response to Chandran's column article in Malaysia's The Star, Tam Yeng Siang and Petaling Jaya write about the fairy tale assumption of running a country through an economic model based on a finite stock of resources.
Jun 11, 2011 - Comments (0)