Growth=Poverty

An important talk by Vandana Shiva about the insanity of measuring human progress by the Gross Domestic Product – GDP.

look here:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7M3WJQbnHKc 

A surreal example of this insanity is the Exxon Valdez oil spill in Prince Edward Sound, which was considered a positive in the GDP calculations because of all the jobs created in the clean-up.

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