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Capitalism Is Helping Us Use Less Stuff. No, Really.

We’re getting more efficient about resource use because of, not in spite of, the world’s dominant economic system

Illustration: Jackson Gibbs

Capitalism and technological progress are driving dematerialization.

This statement will come as a surprise to many, and for good reason. After all, it’s exactly…




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Andrew McAfee

Andrew McAfee, an MIT scientist, studies how technology is changing the world.

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