biggest rip-off ever

The session started off with a film from John De Graaf called, “What’s the Economy for Anyways?” which examined American society under the conclusions of Gifford Pinchot, the first Chief of the U.S. Forest Service who defined the economy as, “The greatest good for the greatest number over the long run.”

Using that metric, the US economy has done a terrible job since 1970.

The US leads the world in GDP but its citizens suffer on nearly every major health and quality of life metric.

The key point here is breaking down the GDP myth.