That’s a good idea, why don’t we hear more citizens protesting that type of economic waste?
Planned Obsolescence is not economic waste?
Economists ignoring the depreciation of Durable Consumer Goods is not condoning that economic waste?
On a global level isn’t that more important than financial mismanagement by any government?
How many hundreds of millions of cars are there in the world. They are added to GDP of some country when they are purchased. But all machines wear out and therefore depreciate. Shouldn’t that be subtracted from somewhere? Who does that anywhere in the world? But making and selling more cars is economic growth. How does that affect CO2 production? What is they actually know how to make cars that last 30 or 40 years?
And then they cannot even suggest that 700 year old double-entry accounting be mandatory in our schools. But if people understood accounting they would better know when the government was talking bullsh!t about the money.
Education is maintaining the approved level of ignorance.
Soon to be 14 years old.