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It’s easy to spot someone who’s been programmed from birth to believe there is a pot of gold at the end of the growth rainbow. When they write about economic or population growth, it’s simply assumed that more is good, faster is better, and there is no question or debate about that.
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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.