Corbyn’s ‘New Economics’

If you want to see how far Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is from the ‘ecological economics’ we so desperately need, read this:

http://www.theguardian.com/…/jeremy-corbyn-labour-economy-r…

It is Keynesian growthism plus a bit of digital ‘technofixing’ thrown in to make it sound more modern. One good corrective on the mythology of the digital economy in particular is:
http://thenewpress.com/books/after-new-economy

More generally, compare Corbynista economics with, for example:

http://steadystate.org

http://clubfordegrowth.org

http://www.greattransition.org/publication/the-degrowth-alternative

Publications

plus individual authors such as Herman Daly, Richard Heinberg, and Peter  Victor. It is worth looking for a copy of this book too: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/3518403-the-conserver-society

Labour leader to tell conference on state of the economy that party will always seek to fairly distribute the rewards of growth
THEGUARDIAN.COM|BY CHRIS JOHNSTON
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