Wednesday 27th January 7.30pm The Green House Hotel, 4 Grove Road, Bournemouth BH1 3AXwith Economist Douglas Lock
Economist Douglas Lock will present a fascinating talk which speculates on three possible economic futures.
- The first, a pessimistic view following dire predictions by the ‘Club of Rome’ think-tank, forecasts a total collapse of our global economic system by 2050/60!
- The second scenario envisages a resumption of a higher degree of corporate welfare capitalism and an uneasy truce between capital and labour.
- The third, and most optimistic, vision would see a peaceful transition to post-capitalism based on the digital revolution and the growth of a global free goods and services economic system. Could we finally see a world where greater equality and abundance would lead to leisure replacing work, and tolerance and co-operation replacing conflict and greedy self interest?
“Join us for a fascinating glimpse into an uncertain future”
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