The Violence of Growth-Obsessed Capitalism

Corporate progress almost always comes at a cost to the most vulnerable

Douglas Rushkoff
Team Human
Published in
4 min readSep 24, 2020

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We know that nothing in nature can sustain an exponential rate of growth, but this doesn’t stop many of our leading economists and scientists from perpetuating this myth. They cherry-pick evidence that supports the endless acceleration of our markets and our technologies…

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Douglas Rushkoff
Team Human

Author of Survival of the Richest, Team Human, Program or Be Programmed, and host of the Team Human podcast http://teamhuman.fm