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Why do capitalist economies need to grow?

Bill Blackwater in this gas explores the topic of capitalist economic growth

By Bill Blackwater

As part of our 'Post-Growth Project', Bill Blackwater addressed the key question "Why do capitalist economies need to grow" in a provocative essay which argues that growth is essential to capitalism and that therefore anybody who believes we need to abandon growth as a political goal must accept that this means we need to abandon capitalism.

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