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The Poison Beer of GDP

By Herman Daly

Disaggregating reported GDP growth to reveal the differences in growth by income class, as per the Schumer-Heinrich Bill, is a good idea. After all, telling us, say, that average income grew by 4% is not nearly as informative as telling us that the richest ten percent received the entire growth increment while the bottom ten percent suffered a decline in income.


National Wildlife Federation Adopts Key Element of Steady-State Thinking

Strong support for kicking GDP to the curb just got stronger.


British Petroleum Vs. a Sustainable Planet: Time to Ban BP from Doing Business in the United States

Because of BP’s baleful blunders, Brent Blackwelder believes a ban would be beneficial.