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COVID-19 in the UK: A Choice Between Life and Lucre?

COVID-19 IN THE UK: A CHOICE BETWEEN LIFE AND LUCRE?

By James MacGregor Palmer 1.8 million pounds. That's how much the UK government thinks our lives are worth . Placing an economic value...

Orange Cone Headaches: Construction in an Overpopulated, Pro-Growth World

ORANGE CONE HEADACHES: CONSTRUCTION IN AN OVERPOPULATED, PRO-GROWTH WORLD

By Karen I. Shragg Spotting a “Road Work Ahead” sign is enough to make any driver groan or nervously clutch her steering wheel. These...

 
 
 
The Meat of the Matter: Diet, Climate, and the Steady State Economy

THE MEAT OF THE MATTER: DIET, CLIMATE, AND THE STEADY STATE ECONOMY

By Haley Demircan The saying “you are what you eat” is clearly true to a great extent, but there's more to the story. The food we consume...

Joe Biden, Donald “Duck,” and a Steady-State Soul of America

JOE BIDEN, DONALD “DUCK,” AND A STEADY-STATE SOUL OF AMERICA

By Brian Czech Joe Biden wants to restore the “soul of America.” It's a noble goal befitting an elderly statesman combining Uncle Joe...

 
 
 
Joe Biden, Donald “Duck,” and a Steady-State Soul of America

JOE BIDEN, DONALD “DUCK,” AND A STEADY-STATE SOUL OF AMERICA

By Brian Czech Joe Biden wants to restore the “soul of America.” It's a noble goal befitting an elderly statesman combining Uncle Joe...

The Futility of Utility

THE FUTILITY OF UTILITY

By Brian Snyder Science, including social science, cannot be normative. That is, it cannot tell us how we should act. It can predict...

 
 
 
“Consumer Confidence” or Subtle Salesmanship?

“CONSUMER CONFIDENCE” OR SUBTLE SALESMANSHIP?

By Brian Czech Have you ever wondered about the odd pairing of “confidence” with “consumer?” Isn't confidence supposed to reflect something...

 
 
 
Wildlife on the Way Out While the World Wildlife Fund Lays a Policy Egg

WILDLIFE ON THE WAY OUT WHILE THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND LAYS A POLICY EGG

By Brian Czech It's been awhile since wildlife-not just a species here or there but wildlife at large-has been front and center in...

Wealth Transfers, Carbon Dioxide Removal, and the Steady State Economy

WEALTH TRANSFERS, CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL, AND THE STEADY STATE ECONOMY

By Brian Snyder In 2019, the U.S. per capita GDP was $65,000. It seems obvious that this level of economic activity is more than sufficient...

 
 
 
Fair Incomes for a Healthy Future: The Sustainable Salaries Act

FAIR INCOMES FOR A HEALTHY FUTURE: THE SUSTAINABLE SALARIES ACT

By Ashfia Khan To achieve sustainability in the USA and generally, it is crucial that we narrow the income gap between the highest...

Colorado River: “Lifeline of the Southwest” Suffering Effects of Economic Growth and Climate Change

COLORADO RIVER: “LIFELINE OF THE SOUTHWEST” SUFFERING EFFECTS OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND CLIMATE CHANGE

By Haley Demircan The Colorado River, also known as the “Lifeline of the Southwest,” spreads along 1,450 miles , from northern Colorado...

 
 
 
Wealth Transfers, Carbon Dioxide Removal, and the Steady State Economy

WEALTH TRANSFERS, CARBON DIOXIDE REMOVAL, AND THE STEADY STATE ECONOMY

By Brian Snyder In 2019, the U.S. per capita GDP was $65,000. It seems obvious that this level of economic activity is more than sufficient...

Wildlife on the Way Out While the World Wildlife Fund Lays a Policy Egg

WILDLIFE ON THE WAY OUT WHILE THE WORLD WILDLIFE FUND LAYS A POLICY EGG

By Brian Czech It's been awhile since wildlife-not just a species here or there but wildlife at large-has been front and center in...

 
 
 
“Consumer Confidence” or Subtle Salesmanship?

“CONSUMER CONFIDENCE” OR SUBTLE SALESMANSHIP?

By Brian Czech Have you ever wondered about the odd pairing of “confidence” with “consumer?” Isn't confidence supposed to reflect something...

 
 
 
The Futility of Utility

THE FUTILITY OF UTILITY

By Brian Snyder Science, including social science, cannot be normative. That is, it cannot tell us how we should act. It can predict...

Joe Biden, Donald “Duck,” and a Steady-State Soul of America

JOE BIDEN, DONALD “DUCK,” AND A STEADY-STATE SOUL OF AMERICA

By Brian Czech Joe Biden wants to restore the “soul of America.” It's a noble goal befitting an elderly statesman combining Uncle Joe...

 
 
 
Book Review: Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies by Gerry Greaves

BOOK REVIEW: CRAZY CLIMATE AND RIGGED ECONOMIES BY GERRY GREAVES

By Skyler Perkins Crazy Climate and Rigged Economies begins with a story of a boy who aspires to engineer a bridge. That young boy...

Don't Call It “Communist”

DON'T CALL IT “COMMUNIST”

By Brian Snyder One of the few benefits of a global quarantine is catching up on movies, and one of the movies I've recently caught...

 
 
 



Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Some restaurants hate delivery apps, so they're seeking alternatives

Despite seeking a new way to deliver, many restaurants are finding themselves tied to delivery services they hate, without a clear path out. Read more ...

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

Many turn to real Christmas trees as bright spot amid pandemic

With holiday parades and festivals canceled, stir-crazy families also are looking for a safe way to create special memories. Read more ...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first...

CDC's COVID-19 vaccine advisers set meeting to vote on who should get first doses

The CDC has already recommended that the first group should include front-line health providers and support personnel. Read more ...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive...

Ohio State vs. Illinois football game canceled Saturday due to positive coronavirus tests

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New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

New rule could allow gas, firing squads for federal executions

The Justice Department is quietly amending its execution protocols, clearing the way to use methods other than lethal injection, such as firing squads and poison gas. Read more ...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting...

The US surpassed 13 million COVID-19 cases - less than a week after hitting 12 million cases

Summary List Placement The United States surpassed 13 million coronavirus cases on Friday, just six days after it hit 12 million cases, according to data from Johns Hopkins... Read more ...

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

Ravens-Steelers game postponed again as Baltimore reports more COVID-19 cases

The Baltimore Ravens-Pittsburgh Steelers game, already rescheduled from Thanksgiving night to Sunday afternoon, is postponed again. Read more ...

‘Voters, not lawyers, choose the president': Appeals court shoots down Trump...

‘Voters, not lawyers, choose the president': Appeals court shoots down Trump suit in Pennsylvania

A federal appeals court panel forcefully rejected the Trump campaign's effort to throw out millions of Pennsylvania ballots, declaring the campaign's allegations of misconduct... Read more ...

Ex-Head Of U.S. Election Security Calls Trump Fraud 'Farcical'

Ex-Head Of U.S. Election Security Calls Trump Fraud 'Farcical'

Chris Krebs tells 60 Minutes allegations of U.S. voting machines being manipulated by foreign countries were baseless. Read more ...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all...

Los Angeles residents ordered to stay at home until Christmas week, with all gatherings BANNED. except for church & PROTESTS

Health officials in Los Angeles County have declared a new “safer-at-home” order, clamping down its Covid-19 restrictions to ban most gatherings for a three-week period, but... Read more ...