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Paul Glover teaches Metropolitan Ecology at Temple University. He is founder of Ithaca HOURS local currency, Philadelphia Orchard Project, Ithaca Health Alliance, Green Jobs Philly, Citizen Planners of Los Angeles, and many other groups. He is author of Hometown Money, Health Democracy, Green Jobs Philly, Los Angeles: A History of the Future, and other books. He was invited to contend in the 2004 Green Party Presidential primaries, earning delegates at the national convention. In 1978 he walked, entirely on foot, from Boston to San Diego, to study the impact of cities upon this continent.

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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, September 27, 2018
A Blast at War: the Pentagon does not protect the United States Those who love their country are creating green jobs that fully will employ the next ten generations. They're creating banks and money dedicated to ecology and justice. They're creating community medical insurance. They're planting trees.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, August 24, 2018
Candidate for Pennsylvania Governor offers plan to create 500,000 additional jobs The Green Party candidate details a plan to create green jobs without raising taxes, by a sequence of resource shifts, innovative regulations, and new institutions.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Democrats are Spoilers Democrats are the real spoilers. The electorate is fed up with Democrats and Republicans. The only thing keeping them going is fear and hatred of one another.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, February 17, 2018
Keeping Nonprofits Honest There are several reasons that many nonprofits have become part of the problem they were founded to solve.
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(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 22, 2018
Medical Insurance is a Cruel Industry. Here's how to end it. During the past 110 years, advocates of universal health coverage--Medicare for All--have been focused on elections, petitions, conferences. Today we're still told that we must wait for sufficient Democrats to be elected in order to have universal health coverage. Here's why we can't wait for elections.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, November 3, 2017
Scared of Trump? Next is Frankenstein, then Godzilla Unless we reverse the economic problems of the middle class and poor, starting locally, worse presidents are next.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 1, 2017
More Glorious Memorial Days Peacemakers do not expect to be rewarded with pensions, monuments, or parades. Memorial Day should remind us that war is not heroic.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Beyond Dakota: Pipelines to the Future The destruction of nature is natural, when we must devour it to live. Repairing the earth requires rebuilding our civilization.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, November 15, 2016
Walling Trump Out Decades ago we thought President Johnson would destroy our entire generation. Then we thought Nixon was the scariest thug in the basement. Then we thought Reagan would blow up the world. Then we thought Bush Sr. (head of CIA) would put us all in jail. Then we thought George W would drag us into hell. Local responses to Trump can significantly contain his worst policies. Presidents don't make America great, people do.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 3, 2016
Atlas Bummed: The Federal Reserve Board Worries About Us The Philadelphia Federal Reserve bank recently hosted a conference seeking solutions to poverty. They spoke of adjustments, not revolutions.
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(31 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, September 18, 2016
Why Liberals Vote for Fascists Many of us liberals are profoundly conservative. Like all people, we want a secure home, steady income, healthy kids, good meals. As liberals, we'd like everyone to enjoy these, but our own comfort tops the list. We care about poor people in distant lands, but vote for those who kill them. We condemn exploitation of peasant labor, but enjoy the products they make. We deplore destruction of the environment but devour its bounty
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, June 12, 2016
Philadelphia's Poverty Industry It is essentially against the law to end poverty in Philadelphia. The major owners of the city's land and money forbid profound change that weakens their grip.
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(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, April 28, 2016
Feed the Bern Sanders himself would be discarding his 55-year demand for deep change, and alienating those who demand change with him, were he to endorse a candidate who has defied what we have worked for.
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, October 28, 2014
From the Middle Class to the Mutual Class Millennials can become a prosperous Mutual Class by starting genuinely nonprofit mutual aid systems that enable them to live well by sharing resources. Such programs were widespread and successful one hundred years ago.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, November 6, 2013
Deep Green Jobs All green work expands the economy by reducing waste of resources, workers and wealth. Green jobs make life easier for everyone by reducing the costs of fuel, food, and housing. Green work repairs soil, water and air, making these cleaner and healthier. But deep green jobs build profound solutions that replenish resources. They change our lives.
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(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, January 5, 2012
Labor: the New Gold Standard Twenty years ago I started printing money. Ithaca HOURS weren't intended to replace dollars, but to replace lack of dollars. Today, while much of America tilts beyond chronic recession into early depression, it is time to begin an orderly national transition from dollars to HOURS. This profound heresy becomes perhaps inevitable, since dollars have become tokens of unrepayable debt. Moreover, they restrict economic development