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A Not-So-Nobel Prize for Growth Economists

No follow-up should be needed to expose the ludicrousness of Nordhaus’s statement, but just in case: Agriculture is the very foundation of the economy. No agriculture, no anything else. Think about it. Any hit on agriculture – whether from climate change, bad luck, or stupid policies – has a magnified effect on the economy at large.


Unlimited Competition Is Not Sustainable

Running in place on a treadmill, the agricultural sector illustrates how continuous competition leads to nowhere.


Where Infinite Growth Meets Biophysical Limit

If we don’t like the expense of government regulation and bureaucracies, then we’ve basically got three choices. And only two of them have a future.


Occupy the G-8

When the G-8 convened at Camp David, Brent Blackwelder was on hand to address the Occupy Movement.


Call Me a FOCer: Big Ideas under a Big Sky

A prerequisite to achieving a sustainable healthcare scheme, agricultural system, or economy is a widespread philosophical change of heart.


Food and Agriculture in a Steady State Economy

Fossil-fueled factory farms and livestock slums slip out of style in a steady state economy