A political platform for rich nations toward 2050

While rich countries increasingly recognize the need to shift from pursuing higher consumption and income to pursuing higher well-being, the policies needed for this shift are not always so clear.

However, Jorgen Randers found 7 new policies would allow this shift:

1. A guaranteed annual income for all

2. More compulsory vacation

3. An increasing pension age

4. Education that enhances urban living

5. More green stimulus package

6. Measure progress in well-being

7. Use regular polls as the guide

These policies are “politically feasible as they provide a short-term advantage to a majority of voters” writes Randers in an article published in The Solutions Journal.

Read the full article here.