Sustain Our Earth
55.5K views | +8 today
Follow
Sustain Our Earth
News that effects the sustainability of life on Earth
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Rescooped by SustainOurEarth from The Great Transition
Scoop.it!

Well-being is more than a side-show to neoliberal economics

Well-being is more than a side-show to neoliberal economics | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

"A post-growth agenda is not necessarily about making sacrifices, but about superceding a broken economic model that is failing to make us better off. 

At its best, the well-being agenda is not just a sideshow to neoliberal economics: it points towards a new economics, one which values equality, stability and community rather than simply growth for growth’s sake."


Via Willy De Backer
more...
Willy De Backer's curator insight, April 26, 2014 2:44 AM

Good Open Democracy article on the growth versus well-being debate.

Rescooped by SustainOurEarth from Développement durable et efficacité énergétique
Scoop.it!

9 Charts That Tell You Where Life Is Pretty Terrific

9 Charts That Tell You Where Life Is Pretty Terrific | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

The Paris-based think tank known as the OECD is just out with its semi-annual survey of how different economies stack up in terms of social well-being. (Well-being is basically the polite way economists talk about happiness.) The organization even has a new data visualization to let you see where your country ranks in certain key measures.

Called "Society at a Glance," the report is well worth a read. But here are some of the most interesting bits of data we found, in no particular order.


Via Lauren Moss, Stephane Bilodeau
more...
Ma. Caridad Benitez's curator insight, March 20, 2014 11:47 AM

Un análisis de datos a la VENA!