January 2020

Could Small Still Be Beautiful?

Could Small Still Be Beautiful?

In the mid-1970s, an economist named E.F. Schumacher argued that our push for endless growth was doomed to fail. His book, “Small Is Beautiful,” soon became a classic, inspiring a generation of idealists. While largely forgotten since then, Schumacher’s ideas might speak to the working class’s troubles today more than ever.

By BRYCE T. BAUER for Craftsmanship Magazine