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Economics of Happiness

Planet LocalAre we stuck with an economic system built on extraction, consumption, and waste?  Economics of Happiness shows how perpetual economic growth (the presumptive mandate of capitalism) is antithetical to the sustenance of balance and life on this planet.  The film describes alternative models that support full employment, community mental health, and a rich ecology.

Post-film commentary and discussion with Sanjen Miedzinski, PhD, who has written a monograph on “How Did We Get Into This Mess?”