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More Jobs are Not the Solution; the Earth Needs Fewer

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A livable wage would be harmful to no one but the people at the top to whom too much is never, ever enough. It could be a means to begin to deal with the immediate problem of poverty, the social problem of the deterioration of the family, and the longer-term, most vital problem of ecological sustainably. I'm certain that all of the economists out there will find fatal flaws in my argument, but consider this in your critique: Do you have any way to attempt to deal with the crisis of ecology in your criticism? Do you even consider it at all?

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Kristine Mattis received her PhD from the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. As an interdisciplinary environmental scholar with a background in Biology and Earth System Science, her research focuses (more...)

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That is the only way we will survive.... by Kristine Mattis on Friday, Aug 26, 2011 at 9:03:57 AM
IT would appear, just as ten percent is the perfec... by molly cruz on Friday, Aug 26, 2011 at 12:31:25 PM
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Richard, While I have grown to appreciate your ... by Ethan Allen on Monday, Aug 29, 2011 at 5:27:28 AM
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