Once the world was Americanized. Now Africa is Chinized. Where few natives farmed, now Chinese agri-business harvests rice for hungry compatriots back home.
Drug addicts have shaped the police force but if were to find a cure besides just punish the offender then perhaps drug addiction should actually shape our public policy about efficient land use.
Hyperloop — a high-speed rail line — could disrupt airline and rail travel as we know it. So the potential is there, but what about the funding? Where could that come from?
Yale prof Robert Shiller may have couched his remarks in fluff but what sort of words did his colleagues respond with?
If you like to eat, and your food likes to grow in healthy soil, how much more can your food growers degrade before reaching the point of no return?
Many people lost their life savings when the house-land bubble burst. At least one town, with a Green Party mayor, stands up to Wall Street.
While other scientists have them, economists, who if laid end to end could not come to a conclusion, even disagree on what the canon of economics should be.
Great Britain’s editorial pages cover deep reform so often — at least once every 10 days — that this autumn it got hard to keep up.
China has a bigger middle class than America has people, more people studying English than Americans speaking English. Such a huge economy must help some people.
The problem of people going hungry is not so much lack of food but of too much food going to waste. Who can afford to waste food? Not those working the land.
Did you realize that so much of the spending in the economy never rewards any owner’s effort or any lender’s credit? That being the case, whose is it?
A most respected and widely read publication has picked up and echoed the call for a most basic and far reaching reform — redirecting spending for Earth.
There is enough to go around so that nobody need suffer. The problem, it’s not going around. It gets stuck in the 1% of the 1% of the 1%.
This is an influential business association that takes making a buck very seriously; even they see that half a tax is better than none when it comes to property.