AskProfWolff: Capitalism's "Economic Growth" Fetish

A Patron of Economic Update asks: "What is economic growth? Where does it come from, why can capitalism not go without it, why does it still come up in describing the accomplishments of the soviet union? Most importantly, is it possible to imagine a society without the need for economic growth, and if so how do we get there?"


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