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I have a problem, a few problems actually, with this essay recently reposted at Resilience.org, a source of great thinking and insights:
It’s not that I want to be “alarmist,” but the problem is worse than most people think. But I agree with and admire the intention of the author, Karen Lynn Allen. She wants us to know we can solve the problem, so let’s roll up our sleeves and get busy.
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It’s a bit challenging to decide whether Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe belongs on the Wall of Shame or the Wall of Fame this week. His recent comments accepting Japan’s shrinking population – in the end – are dramatic enough that they outweigh his obvious worship of economic growth.
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I’m so excited I can’t sit down. NPR, it’s daily afternoon news program All Things Considered, and correspondent Jennifer Ludden have just run the 3-minute mile, scored 10 touchdowns, and hit a dozen home runs. How? They did it with this report, which I’ll call groundbreaking:
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It’s easy to like Simon Ross, chief executive of UK-based Population Matters. This is a class organization, and Ross is one of the most articulate spokespersons for the sustainable population movement. Today we honor on the Wall of Fame this recent op-ed published by The Independent: