Addressing Overpopulation as an Environmental Issue (Finally)

Growthbusters: Hooked on Growth 2011, Directed and produced by Dave Gardner http://www.growthbusters.org/ Film Review Growthbusters is the inspiring story of Dave Gardner’s efforts to challenge conservative Colorado Springs’ failed growth promotion policies. The film begins by focusing on the insanity of local councils cutting essential public services to “jump start” growth. However it also takes […]

The gap between the top 1% and everyone else hasn't been this bad since the Roaring Twenties: The girth of the widening inequality

A More “Equal” Inequality:  The falling tide. By KOBI ABAYOMI Kobi Abayomi is an Asst. Professor in ISYE-Statistics at Georgia Tech To see more graphs depicting the race to the bottom go to: http://www.businessinsider.com/15-charts-about-wealth-and-inequality-in-america-2010-4#the-gap-between-the-top-1-and-everyone-else-hasnt-been-this-bad-since-the-roaring-twenties-1 There has been more than just a bit of attention to the gross increase in economic inequality in the United States […]

1 in 3 American families “low-income”: US economic controlled demolition continues

source: Carl Herman, Examiner.com The Working Poor Families Project has just released their policy brief for the winter of 2010-11. The new US Census Bureau data is that 30% of US families are now earning less than 200 percent of the official poverty threshold, and are thereby defined as “low-income.”  That’s nearly one in three American […]