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(750) Re-framing growth and decline

stagnationMaybe issues of economic policy and social standards need to be re-framed in North America before we’ll understand where we are, let alone figure out how to bring people up.  This item reflects on what Japan may have to show the west in regards to slow growth and what may be the beginning of the end of the industrial project.  It is written from a privileged-yet-morally-conscious standpoint and asks us to consider what “bad times” and economic growth are really all about.

Turning Japanese: coping with stasis, how the “sick man of Asia” might be a model to all of us