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Jeffery J. Smith has been published in the academic and popular press, in The New York Times and in The Sustainability Review ("Plugging the Leaks in Local Economies"), and others. He edits The Progress Report. His nonprofit organization, the Forum on Geonomics, publishes a newsletter, The Geonomist, which won a Californian GreenLight Award. He has testified before the Russian Duma on geonomics. His group has initiated bills in the Oregon legislature to recover greater amounts of socially-generated rents in lieu of taxes on production. He lives in the Pacific Northwest and is a member of Mensa.

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Monday, October 31, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Want To Stop Wall St? Stop Giving Your Money To Wall St.
(6 comments) Let's bring the dollars home -- and not let them wander off in the first place.

Sunday, August 28, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Downsizing Sprawlopolis: Flabby City, Fit City
(1 comments) There is a regimen that would shape up both our waistlines and our skylines, one that's worked wherever tried. This 2011 article first appeared at TruthOut Aug 14 and will next appear in the newsletter of Oregon chapter of the Sierra Club for September.

Friday, April 22, 2011      Add this Page to Facebook!   Submit to Twitter   Submit to Reddit   Submit to Stumble Upon   Pin It!   Fark It!   Tell A Friend
Earth Day Logic: a Sine Qua Non *
(5 comments) People spend trillions each year to own or use some of Earth. Who gets those trillions? As long as they keep getting such hefty rewards for choices that counter sustainability, shouldn't we expect to keep living under the grey conditions we do? To tip rewards toward sustainability and level the playing field, humans may need to revisit the commons.