Posts Tagged ‘ new economy ’

Where Do We Go From Here?

Oct 16th, 2014 | By
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By Suzanne York, The stock market is up and down, oil companies are making record profits, there is a growing gap between the have’s and the have nots, a large number of people take anti-depressants, and the environment is increasingly being degraded.  Do we accept this as the way it is, or is there
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Using up the Earth: What to do about Consumption?

Apr 4th, 2014 | By
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By Suzanne York, The world is consuming resources at an unsustainable rate.  Reducing consumption is a sensitive and difficult subject to broach, but one that must take place if we want to keep a livable planet for future generations. It doesn’t have to be “all or nothing” or a call to return to a
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Just the Facts, Ma’am: Reporting on Economic Growth in a World of Limits

Jun 25th, 2013 | By

By Suzanne York, Everywhere you turn today there is talk of economic growth.  A growing economy is the gold standard and main policy goal of just about every nation. There is not much talk about growth in sustainable livelihoods or well-being.  Yet a mantra of continued economic growth is what we hear from mainstream
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