Free Trade and Economic Imperialism
Economic Progress Toward Ecological Suicide
Urie, Rob http://www.counterpunch.org/2012/11/30/free-trade-and-economic-imperialism/
Date Written: 30/11/2012
Year Published: 2012
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX14711
Looming global environmental catastrophe renders the last several hundred years of Western economic theory dubious, if not outright suicidal. Economic progress that increases dependence on unsustainable economic practices produces catastrophe in increasing proportion to the benefits that even proponents claim will result.