Producer of the documentary, GrowthBusters: Hooked on Growth. Dave writes and speaks regularly on the subject of growth addiction, including the pro-growth media bias that perpetuates prosperity-from-growth mythology.
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Advocating high levels of immigration to boost economic activity is not a sustainable policy and is dehumanizing. This New York Times column by David Brooks is on the Wall of Shame today because of that:
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This Facebook post caught my eye recently:
“A new report shows that economic growth doesn’t have to come at the expense of the planet.”
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Put two economists in a room and you might think you’re in for a snooze-fest. Today’s Wall of Shame honors are shared by three, but what they have to say won’t put you to sleep. It ought to scare you to death.
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The Chinese government makes the Wall of Shame today for efforts to gin up population growth. Our disappointment mounts in the wake of a recent announcement about “success” in these efforts.