Our taking Earth and leaving waste is so fast and furious. We could slow it down if we’d ever quit wasting so much. If we put a price tag on land, resources, and ecosystem services, we’d shape up.
And an old household name gets a new branding.
Who will win the battle to get the most favorable subsidies and regulations? Mortgage bankers (firms that originate loans to distribute, not to hold) and Wall Street investment banks have the inside track.
Political people demonize each other but should be able to agree on some fundamentals.
A TV host, ahead of the “leaders”, creates a parade for the mayor to get in front of.
Your choice to burn oil is not exactly free, since the cost is hidden and the price reduced by you paying taxes that turn into subsidies for the industry altering the planet.
If you’re not an environmentalist, you’re not paying attention. If you are, then pay attention to geonomics, a feasible policy working right for people and planet.
Matt Yglesias is one of America’s few young, articulate, and well-followed writers bold enough to venture where others are too timid to go — into the realm of economic justice.
We’re in charge of public policy. Fix it and we can have Climate Health, Economic Fairness, and actually Useful Social Programs.
History is a struggle of the memory. When evidence is stifled, and the official story repeated endlessly, we must question those who tell us what to think and think for ourselves. It’s how people discover geonomics.
One confident nation affirms its citizens’ right to use any qualified currency even as the US makes life tough for users of alternative currencies and another insecure nation bans the virtual currency.
Our natural enemies love how we change water temperatures and overfish. Contrary to popular belief, treating a jellyfish sting with urine isn’t advised. What is advised is geonomic justice.
The indigenous struggle for their territories and commons and natural resources to preserve themselves as a people. People who move often, can they see the need for this connection?
Forget conscience, just going by the bottom line, US taxpayers can afford to be charitable to the poor but not to the wealthy. Bigger picture, neither charity nor favors are needed once we share society’s surplus.