Buy us a smile
Western-wealth guilt syndrome is fully addressed in this documentary on globalisation and the role of government and big business in destroying culture and society. In its place, the makers of the globe-trotting documentary advocate systemic economic change and insist on the importance of local communities. English as lingua franca is not always fully fluent but facilitates communication. Many of these concepts were formulated decades ago by E.F. Schumacher in Small is Beautiful. Fortunately (or unfortunately), they bear repeating.
The Economics of Happiness | Directed by Steven Gorelick, Helena Norberg-Hodge, John Page (USA, Nicaragua, France, German et al, 2011) documentary. Starts November 1