De-growth Discussion 5: Build Back Later

In this latest instalment of their De-growth Discussions, Brian Davey and Tim Watkins talk about the proposed “Great Reset” and why it is unlikely to happen. Instead, energy and resource shortages are likely to result in a very different post-pandemic economy, in which things either get done locally or they don’t get done at all.

Featured image: Ship breaking in Chittagong, a coastal province of Bangladesh. Source: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Jafrabad_Chittagong_shipbreaking_(8).JPG

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