The ruler of the Nile might be new but the problems besetting the ordinary people remain the same — access to decent land.
The 1% get away with robbing everyone else, says a Wall St Jrnl article covering a former regulator turned professor.
Sr Editor Fred Foldvary rewrites a familiar carol to put our wished-for gifts to our communities in tune with what works.
As winds picked up, FEMA closed its office due to weather. Occupiers handed out supplies to keep people warm and dry.
Aid meant for everyone and rents meant for the public never arrive in some places, not until a critical mass touts geoism.
Precisely when housing prices — actually land prices — stopped rising, then so did incomes, really beginning the recession.
More land than a small American state — how can one person own so much? Especially while many others do without?
On the economy train, where’s the brakeman? In the US Congress, where are the statesman (or women). Fasten your seat belt.
Hard work pays off? Not so much. Upward mobility now is less American, more Canadian and European. What gives?
Other species lose quiet and habitat as humans spread. Two things could gently moderate the spread of humans. One, slower population growth and two, more efficient land use. Both follow from a new way for humans to view property in […]
Musician and naturalist Bernie Krause says soundscapes from forests to deserts are being lost or contaminated by human noise. What would make humans use some land more intensely, other land not at all? This 2012 article is from The Ecologist, Oct 1.
Over fifteen years ago, the New Yorker did an article on an economist who crusaded against this faux prize. The author pointed out that the money for the prize comes not just from the central bank of Sweden but from […]
Alfred Nobel, inventor of dynamite, must be exploding in his grave, unimpressed as he was by number-crunchers.
Can a utility company’s radiation be seen as a form of trespass? It enters your home, even your body, whether you want it or not. If it were something you could see or hear or smell or touch, you probably […]