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Old White Men: Protecting the Rim for Steady-State Diversity

OLD WHITE MEN: PROTECTING THE RIM FOR STEADY-STATE DIVERSITY

By Brian Czech I'm an old guy. Not ancient, perhaps, but my 61-year old knees alone would put me in the lower decile of...let's say...

If It's Profitable, Is It Really Sustainable?

IF IT'S PROFITABLE, IS IT REALLY SUSTAINABLE?

By Gunnar Rundgren That an economic activity has to be profitable is considered a truism, something taken for granted and not reflected...

 
 
 
A Doughnut Economy Please-But Hold the Agnostic Frosting

A DOUGHNUT ECONOMY PLEASE-BUT HOLD THE AGNOSTIC FROSTING

By Brian Czech When cooking up sustainability, recipe books should include Doughnut Economics. , Credit: Andrew Huff ) Doughnut Economics...

“Limits to Growth”: A Game for Elementary School and Summer Camp

“LIMITS TO GROWTH”: A GAME FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND SUMMER CAMP

By Kayla Downs The Lorax (2012) film poster. (Image: CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 , Credit: Cliparts ) I spend my summers working at a summer camp...

 
 
 
Minimalism - The Personal Steady State Economy

MINIMALISM - THE PERSONAL STEADY STATE ECONOMY

By Kayla Downs Following my recent article at the Herald , a reader pointed out that many folks become far happier simply by reducing...

Is the Steady State Progressive?

IS THE STEADY STATE PROGRESSIVE?

By Brian Snyder Karl Marx thought of history as progressive, moving from aristocracy to bourgeois capitalism to socialist revolution...

 
 
 
The GameStop Boom: Lessons for Steady Staters

THE GAMESTOP BOOM: LESSONS FOR STEADY STATERS

By James MacGregor Palmer The GameStop boom reveals some key lessons for steady staters. Over the last week of January, it was hard...

Let's Meet in the Ring: Steady Staters in the “Green Doughnut”

LET'S MEET IN THE RING: STEADY STATERS IN THE “GREEN DOUGHNUT”

By Kayla Downs To most people, the idea of a steady state economy is misunderstood at best and completely unknown at worst. Outside...

 
 
 
Population Growth: The Ironic Vexer

POPULATION GROWTH: THE IRONIC VEXER

By Brian Czech In a world of vexing issues-and our topic this week is certainly that-population growth might just be the most ironic....

Steady Statesmanship and Climate Policy in the Midst of a Fascist Threat

STEADY STATESMANSHIP AND CLIMATE POLICY IN THE MIDST OF A FASCIST THREAT

By Brian Snyder The insurrectionist mob that stormed the Capitol last week has been frequently described as fascist. Certainly, it...

 
 
 
The Impact of Evolutionary Pressures on Economic Narratives

THE IMPACT OF EVOLUTIONARY PRESSURES ON ECONOMIC NARRATIVES

By Carey W. King People use narratives to support their position, and narratives can serve three purposes. First, they tell a story...

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...

 
 
 
 
 
 



FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...