Episode 188 of the Common Weal Policy Podcast
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This week Craig talks to Iain Black, Prof of Sustainable Consumption at Strathclyde University and Common Weal Board Member, about his latest paper on the misuse of the term Wellbeing Economics. He discusses what the wellbeing economy actually means and how moving towards one means doing more than than minor changes at the edges of the economy or continuing to push GDP Growth but trying to make it nicer or greener.
You can read Iain’s previous policy paper on consumption here: https://commonweal.scot/policies/from-i-to-we-changing-the-narrative-in-scotlands-relationship-with-consumption/
You can read Kate Forbes’s paper on Wellbeing here: https://commonweal.scot/policies/giving-substance-to-the-wellbeing-economy/
And you can read Iain’s new paper on Wellbeing here: https://commonweal.scot/policies/wellwashing/
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Excerpts from “Hiding Your Reality” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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