Posts Tagged by Waste
|February 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
For taxpayers who must fork over the dough, sweetheart treats for corporate insiders are really a bitter transfusion.
|December 7, 2013||Posted by Staff under Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
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.
|November 14, 2013||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
The Navy had to give away a spendy ship, they couldn’t even sell it for scrap. Why bother when the taxpayers pick up the tab? It’s another way government makes itself too expensive. Yet government should raise even more revenue, from society’s surplus, but pay it to citizens. If collecting surplus — our spending for land and resources — government need not tax our efforts. If paying dividends, it need spend revenue on wasteful programs.
|January 25, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Two cities add two exemplary buildings while Kabul smog prompts advisory to use masks The bad news is nearly nightmarish — people must breathe dangerous air — but at least a couple of signs are encouraging. We trim, blend, […]
|July 16, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Taking Shorter Showers Doesn’t Cut It Why Personal Change Does Not Equal Political Change People who pat themselves on the back for their lifestyle might yet have more to do. And to do it might need a positive vision. This […]
|June 2, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
A step toward reason — may it work Obama signs law to reform Pentagon weapons buying Any time we can curb waste, thats good. But if we can inch toward peace at the same time, thats even better. Some day […]
|January 9, 2009||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Perpetual motion? Driving cars to make energy? Listen to internal watchdogs, dont silence them We trim, blend, and append four 2009 articles from: (1) USA Today, Jan 6, on cutting waste; (2) by a leader in the Canadian Green Party, […]
|May 14, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Like a poor nation, Americans again consume their own waste Honeybees abandon hives, sewage overflows — hows our environment? Hows our environment doing? How can we reduce our impact? We trim, blend, and append three 2008 articles: (1) Survey shows […]
|August 30, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
You don’t want waste. So why do you pay for it? Government Blunders Create More Demand for Its Services As a consumer, you would take your custom elsewhere if a company could not get the job done. But as a […]
|June 4, 2007||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial Liquified Tax Dollars by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor If you are a U.S. person, your tax dollars may soon be working to liquify coal. A New York Times story by Edmund Andrews on May 29, 2007, reports on […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Archive|
Green Economics Library. At this Resource Center, your site for all information, news and resources on Green Economics, environmental tax shifting, pollution taxes, natural resources.
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Banneker, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Little Free Press #136 “food for thought since 1969″ Reprinting Permissible FREE #136 Little Free Press, 301 SE 11th Street, Lot 218, Little Falls, MN 56345-3378 Phone 612-632-2813 page GOVERNMENT or PRICELESS ECONOMIC SYSTEM pro govt: Government provides roads and […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Archive, Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Wasting Hundreds of Billions of Taxpayer Dollars Here is a news update from Taxpayers for Common Sense. TCS is the best organization that monitors excessive government spending, corruption and corporate welfare. An Idea That Won’t Fly Despite the fact that […]
|January 9, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Cut Subsidies to the Polluters Green Scissors 2000 Below is a news announcement from Friends of the Earth. Green Scissors 2000 Identifies 77 Environmentally Harmful Spending Subsidies Costing Taxpayers $50 Billion Taxpayer and Environmental Groups Target Pork Barrel Programs Washington, […]
|October 11, 2004||Posted by Fred Foldvary under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Editorial Energy Problem: Solved! by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor The industrial revolution, which began in the late 1700s, was fueled by abundant carbon-based energy sources: wood, peat, coal, oil, and natural gas. Oil is now the most important energy […]