By James Magnus-Johnston Death rates. Infection rates. Handwashing. Handwringing. May I re-frame the coronavirus conversation? Although the world is currently stunned by the rapid spread of this virus across the globe, we must understand that these kinds of outbreaks are simply going to happen more often in our climate-altered world, and they highlight the fragility […]
By Herman Daly
The talking heads in the media explain the recent fall in the stock market as follows: A fall in unemployment leads to a tight labor market and the prospect of wage increases; wage increase leads to threat of inflation; which leads the Fed to likely raise interest rates; which would lead to less borrowing, and to less investment in stocks, and consequently to an expected fall in stock prices.
Policies needed to stabilize population and consumption will be difficult to enact, but difficult is a lot easier than impossible.
Senator Christine Milne drops some seeds of hope in the barren fields of the Australian political landscape.
Puzzling product placements and pernicious prevarications permeate mainstream media.