March 21, 2020

194. Next, a repair based economy?

One of the questions we might be left with after the virus has left us, will be have we become too reliant on international supply chains. Another might be, are we just too reliant on stuff? If we are to look after the planet do we need to lose our appetite for goods that we keep for a short while then throw away. Why not fix them? Is it time for a repair-based economy? And if so, how do you implement it? Phil Dobbie talks to Prof Steve Keen about the circular economy, hours before he fled Europe to escape the worst of the Corona virus.

 

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