fix articles 240190, wellbeing
Pandemic and the Policy Roots of a Steady State Economy (tags)
We are in the midst of a radical disruption and nurturing the roots of a just transition. Whichever way events unfold over the coming years, it’s clear that returning to the pre-pandemic status quo is less realistic and more difficult than embracing the change that’s well underway.
Five reasons for an "investing initiative" (tags)
Public investments not only bring more employment in the short term, they also increase public wealth and thus enhance the quality of life of the population. Accordingly, they form an important basis for sustainable prosperity and well-being. Investment at the federal level is already on the rise,
Ethics and the Profit System: Global Change of Values Necessary (tags)
Profit-making is not profit-maximizing. From the magic word profit-mongering is derived the absurd unequal distribution of wealth, cheating of consumers, the exploitation of workers and ultimately the abolition of democracy. An invisible hand makes business profit into common good
Free Internet Book: All on Board: Making Inclusive Growth Happen, 202pp (tags)
An inclusive, democratic society is a vision of a future of generalized security, community centers, free Internet books, exchanging roles, qualitative growth and soft power. Unlike a chair, an idea can be shared by a whole people. Without a vision, people become bones for Coca Cola.
Market-conforming Democracy (tags)
Market-conforming democracy," Angela Merkel's guiding idea, is a pleasant-sounding description of plutocracy where the forms still exist but their substance is "financialized," where myths of privatization. corporate beneficence and self-healing markets are zombie gods.
Does Money Buy Happiness? (tags)
A new article in Science Daily says money does not by happiness.
Economists Search for New Definition of Well-Being (tags)
To the vulgar materialist, all life consists of cloud-atoms and sky-atoms. A world without spirit is not human.
California Budget Crisis (tags)
A petition to Governor Schwarzenegger and State Legislature regarding the California budget crisis
African-Americans, Economic Well-Being, and Immigration (tags)
...while the concern for African-American well-being is well placed, the source of the problem is not always correctly located...