Episode 108: How GDP Fetishism Drives Climate Crisis and Inequality

Citations Needed | April 29, 2020 | Transcript

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Source: Bureau of Economic Analysis, Credit: NPR
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Simon Kuznets
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Jason Hickel
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Illustration of unsanitary urban conditions at the time of a 19th-century U.S. cholera outbreak, leading to agitation for public health improvements. (Source: University of Massachusetts, Boston)
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The Salar de Uyuni salt flat in Bolivia, from which lithium is mined. (Robert Sieland)
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Ho Chi Minh, a leader in Vietnam’s revolutionary struggle against colonial rule.
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