John Kenneth Galbraith

  • Terre Nash – Who’s Counting? Marilyn Waring on Sex, Lies and Global Economics (1995)

    1991-2000CanadaDocumentaryTerre Nash

    Marilyn Waring is the foremost spokesperson for global feminist economics, and her ideas offer new avenues of approach for political action. With persistence and wit she has succeeded in drawing attention to the fact that GDP has no negative side to its accounts–such as damage to the environment–and completely ignores the unpaid work of women. “Why is the market economy all that counts?” Ms. Waring asks.

    In 1975, when she was just 22 years old, she was elected to the New Zealand parliament. She was re-elected three times, and eventually brought down the government on the issue of making New Zealand a nuclear free zone.Read More »

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