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The Ownership Society: An Alternative to the Minimum Wage

The Ownership Society: An Alternative to the Minimum Wage
The global economy, as well as the national economy, will continue to bifurcate into a rich/tech track and a poor/non-tech track due to continual technological invention and innovation that will destroy and/or replace old non-tech jobs. Whether or not raising the minimum wage is harmful and will cause less employment should be discussed within the larger scope of economic inequality. The proposed measures are at best a sedative to ease the ... Read more

Sustainability Squared

Sustainability Squared
Imagine a world in which all people enjoyed a decent modern lifestyle without unduly degrading the natural resources on which future generations will depend. In such a world, people would live healthy, safe, well-educated lives, with ample opportunity to do productive and rewarding work, in a democratic, egalitarian society. How can everyone—including residents of impoverished developing countries—enjoy such a lifestyle without wrecking the ... Read more