Better Instead of More

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Economics should be a part of life, not a steamroller crushing self-determination and creativity. Economics changes with the times. Once saving was the elixir and then spending was the elixir. The planet is endangered when growth and/or work become fetishes pursued as ends in themselves. Frank Rotering in "Needs and Limits" discusses the reality of "ecological overshoot."

to read Jorg Lessing's article "Better Instead of More" published on 10/4/2011, click on

http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2011/11/412671.shtml

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Should public radio program in the public interest?

NPR is supposed to be our national public radio, but they're barely covering climate issues that are in the public's interest.

Only one month ago, a national New York Times/CBS News poll found that half of all Americans think that global warming is already having a serious impact. Sixty percent of those surveyed even said that protecting our environment should be a priority “even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”

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