At one sixth of the US GDP per capita, countries like Cuba, Costa Rica and Bhutan have a better life standard and life expectancy than the US. So for whom is the economic growth exactly beneficial?  

Professor Julien Francois Gerber from the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS) in the Hague explains the outlandish premises of the capitalist system and how we can build a better society without the need of economic growth.

Funded by ISS

Filmed/Edited by John Akerman Özgüç -