National security and sustainability certainly make for an unlikely overlap of interests.
Obama is finally showing us he is willing to fight – on coal, on tar sands, and on climate. His apparent willingness to challenge the climate impacts of coal and tar sands – after years of silence on both topics – is cause for some celebration.
Standard economic growth indicators aren’t yielding enough information, especially when it comes to inequality.
When assessing policies affecting our state and the well-being of all our citizens, we should be using a lens such as the Genuine Progress Indicator.
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
If the levels of greater income equality of 1968 still prevailed today, the poorest fifth of Marylanders would be earning twice what they take home now.
For the victims of Colorado’s recent tragedy, it’s time we get our values straight and face the true costs of our trigger-happy culture.