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Piketty Acknowledges a Limit to Inequality–Will He Acknowledge the Limits to Growth?

We are going to need more than a wealth tax to fix our economy.


Nationalize Money, Not Banks

Banks should not be allowed to live the alchemist’s dream by creating money out of nothing and lending it at interest.


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.


Growth and Free Trade: Brain-Dead Dogmas Still Kicking Hard

Of course, it’s better to be rich than poor, but the conventional approaches for making us rich — GDP growth and free trade — no longer apply.


Wealth, Illth, and Net Welfare

Good and bads, wealth and illth — economic growth produces them all. But how big are the bads and how damaging is the illth?