Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path To Prosperity by Andrew SimmsCancel The Apocalypse: The New Path To Prosperity by Andrew Simms

Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path To Prosperity

byAndrew Simms

Paperback | May 6, 2014

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Ever get the feeling that things are falling apart? You're not alone. From bad banks to global warming it can all look hopeless, but what if everything could turn out, well, even better than before? What if the only thing holding us back is a lack of imagination and a surplus of old orthodoxies?

In fascinating and iconoclastic detail - on everything from the cash in your pocket to the food on your plate and the shape of our working lives -Cancel the Apocalypsedescribes how the relentless race for economic growth is not always one worth winning, how excessive materialism has come at a terrible cost to our environment, and hasn't even made us any happier in the process.

Simms believes passionately in the human capacity for change, and shows how the good life remains in our grasp. While global warming and financial meltdown might feel like modern day horsemen of the apocalypse, Simms shows how such end of the world scenarios offer us the chance for a new beginning.

Andrew Simmsis the author of several books including the bestsellingTescopoly. He is a Fellow of nef (the new economics foundation), trained at the London School of Economics and was described byNew Scientistmagazine as, 'a master at joined-up progressive thinking.' He is also one of the UK's leading campaigners who coined the term 'Cl...
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Title:Cancel The Apocalypse: The New Path To ProsperityFormat:PaperbackDimensions:7.75 × 5 × 1.25 inPublished:May 6, 2014Publisher:Little, Brown And CompanyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:034912292X

ISBN - 13:9780349122922

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