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Five Myths About Economic Growth

by Brian Czech Myth #1. It’s economic. To be economic, something has to be worth more than it costs. Economic activity, per se, is more beneficial than detrimental. Technically speaking, “marginal utility is greater than marginal disutility.” If you liked a rug, but liked your grandkids more, it wouldn’t be smart to grab the rug […]


Crossroads on Global Infrastructure

A momentous choice is before us. Will we choose more mega-highway projects, centralized electric power plants, and mega-dams, or more decentralized wind and solar investments?


Approaching a Steady State Economy, Part 1 — Getting Around

Figuring out how to run a sustainable economy is a tough task — drilling down to one sector offers some insights.


Steady State Transportation: Closing the Door on the Dirty Oil Era

The trouble with transportation is petroleum, and the problems are providing a chance for true transformation.