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The Top Three Actions to Fix the Economy

The typical prescriptions for fixing the economy won’t cut it — it’s time to consider some better options.


The Visible Hand: Manipulating Market Prices by Influencing Laws and Regulations

Just how efficient are are market prices when they put the future of all species, including humans, at risk?


Elect More Women: Prerequisite for a Sustainable Economy

With men controlling legislative bodies, we’ve arrived at a global crisis point (both environmentally and socially). It’s time to try electing more women.


The Daly-Correa Tax: Background and Explanation

Herman Daly has an unorthodox suggestion for curtailing carbon dioxide emissions: grant more power to OPEC.


Climate Change Trumps Terrorism as Threat to National Security

Threats from abroad are real, but so are the threats from domestic energy policies and overconsumption of fossil fuels.


Who Will Get This Economy Going? No One

Growing the economy and improving the economy are two very different things — why don’t the candidates for U.S. President get it?


Economic Growth: The Missing Link in Environmental Journalism

Journalists are failing to connect the dots between economic growth and the most profound environmental problems.


Pulling Back the Curtain on Economic Growth’s Magic Act

A new book exposes the delusion of endless growth with a clear look at how humanity uses and misuses energy resources.


The Next President’s Inaugural Speech (If Only…)

Brent Blackwelder as head speechwriter for the next U.S. president? It sure would be a refreshing change.


The Resilience Imperative and Civil Disobedience

Michael Lewis, lead author of “The Resilience Imperative,” advises civil disobedience as a strategy for steady staters.