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Does Increased Wealth Decrease Empathy and Compassion?

It would be easy to make the case that the more wealth people have, the more they contribute to societal good, both in terms of donations to charity and in the impact that those acts of giving can have on others. However, this view may be a bit skewed, as the dollar amounts of philanthropic […]

December 23rd

Sustainable Economics: Tim Jackson gives a reality check

If you read Inspired Economist, you’re well aware that our economic model based entirely on Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is flawed and is driving us over the edge of a cliff. Growth, traditionally, has been measured only by transactions. The more transactions worth more money, the more the gross domestic product, the better. But of […]

August 7th