There’s enough stuff to go around, enough for everyone to share in a decent life, so long as we all agree not to want too much. But that implies a process of social maturation on a scale never before seen. Because in order to retain our humanity in the face of limits, we have to confront inequality head on, writes Christopher Ketchammay for Pacific Standard.
The global economy is in crisis. The exponential exhaustion of natural resources, declining productivity, slow growth, rising unemployment, and steep inequality, forces us to rethink our economic models. Where do we go from here?