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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?


Economics as “Unusual” in Australian Politics

Senator Christine Milne drops some seeds of hope in the barren fields of the Australian political landscape.


The Populations Problem

Herman Daly offers an original take on the tired debate of “too many people vs. too much consumption” — a spot-on reframing of a critical issue.


More People, Less Unemployment?

In a shocking turn of events, politicians have said some misleading things. They have a lot to learn about the needed demographic and economic transition.


Population and a Dose of Common Sense

Blake Alcott navigates the mine field of population policy and manages to defuse a mine or two along the way.


“Steady State Economy” — a Positive Vision in International Affairs

Brian Czech reflects on his experience at Rio+20, including agreement among delegates about the need for steady state economics.


The Influence of Donella Meadows and Limits to Growth

Donella Meadows was way ahead of her time, and her words continue to provide inspiration 40 years after she wrote The Limits to Growth.


Uneconomic Growth Deepens Depression

Herman Daly makes the case against using obsolete growth policies to dig out of the recession, and he issues a challenge to technological optimists.