jason hickel (cancelled)
Unfortunately, Jason Hickel is not able to attend Brainwash Festival due to COVID.
Degrowth economics: it sounds like a contradiction. That’s how deeply the idea of growth is rooted in our concept of economics. But, if we want a future that is not dominated by social unrest and ecological disasters, we must unlearn our obsession with growth.
Why and how we will do that is described by economic anthropologist Jason Hickel in his bestseller: Less is More. Hickel is originally from Eswatini, South Africa. He works as a professor at the University of Barcelona and is a fellow at the London School of Economics.