There is no economic demand more urgent than putting Americans back to work. The government can do this by creating an “employer of last resort” program.
Investors who seek out companies that are meeting the long-term challenge of sustainability will have a strategic advantage.
Hotshot CEOs should be required to play by the same rules as small business owners, who have a personal stake in the companies they run.
Pension savings and 401(k) plans are supposed to guarantee workers a comfortable retirement, not provide fodder for financial managers.
Capitalism in any form compels us to be greedy, callous and petty. Instead of reinventing it, we should replace it.
The concentration of wealth and power among a few mega-corporations threatens our political and economic freedoms.
We need an “open information” policy to combat corporate abuse of intellectual property laws and encourage the sharing of ideas.
Relying so heavily on GDP as a measure of economic health is like removing all of the gauges on a car’s dashboard except the speedometer.