System Error

Dokus
Independent
| 97
German
| German

Rain forests burning, glaciers melting, animals suffering, yet we are obsessed with economic growth. Why do we keep pushing when we know that our earth cannot sustain endless growth? SYSTEM ERROR sheds light on previously hidden issues and exposes the self-destructive constraints of the capitalist system - a system in which we all participate, as employees, investors and consumers. Capitalism is incessantly penetrating more and more areas of life, devouring nature and ultimately draining itself of water - just as Karl Marx predicted 150 years ago. "Two-time Grimme Prize winner Florian Opitz explores the limits of growth and uses impressive examples to test the theses advanced by critics of capitalism. (Finanznachrichten.de)