Globalization vs. Happiness— on It’s Our Money

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IT’S OUR MONEY with Ellen Brown

It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown

– Globalization vs. Happiness

We’ve been told that marketplace productivity is irrefutable evidence of economic efficiency and a precursor to consumer happiness. But that meme is a self-serving axiom designed to consolidate wealth, power and systems control into the hands of global corporations. Ellen’s guest Helena Norberg-Hodge is the producer of the award-winning documentary The Economics of Happiness and author of Ancient Futures. She is also founder and director of the NGO Local Futures, which has been a pioneer in the emerging global-to-local movement. Helena shows from her studies with native peoples that economies centered in local production are superior to globalized economies in both efficiency and a happiness quotient for citizens. A Public Banking Institute Presentation.


This show was broadcast on December 13, 2017.

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