Posts Tagged ‘American economy’

Goodbye to an Economy Based on Buying Useless Crap?

Monday, January 26th, 2009

Recommended reading: Lance Mannion’s take on Obama’s inaugural speech and retooling our economy based on “the buying and selling of toys and gizmos and lots of other useless crap” and the building and selling of houses we can’t afford. An even more interesting question, though, is how we successfully make the transition from this to an economy in which we invest in solar power and wind farms and subway systems.