Umair Haque – Betterness


Betterness: Economics for Humans is a powerful call to arms for a post-capitalist economy. Umair Haque argues that just as positive psychology revolutionized our understanding of mental health by recasting the field as more than just treating mental illness, we need to rethink our economic paradigm. Why? Because business as we know it has reached a state of diminishing returns – though we work harder and harder, we never seem to get anywhere. This has led to a diminishing of the common wealth: wage stagnation, widening economic inequality, the depletion of the natural world, and more. To get out of this trap, we need to rethink the future of human exchange. In short, we need to get out of business and into betterness.
Author: Umair Haque
Narrator: Walter Dixon
Duration: 2 hours 25 minutes
Released: 12 Apr 2001
Publisher: Gildan Media, LLC
Language: English

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Loved it! A true vision of an economy that measures relevant life successes and not just the GDP.