Why America needs a Post-Globalism Strategy

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You can always tell how bankrupt a given economic strategy is by how hard its proponents fight even minor course corrections. For example, you can hear this sentiment in the comments of Senator Rand Paul when they rail against the dangers of the Affordable Care Act. Even though millions of uninsured Americans will benefit from …

The Real Victims of Neoliberalism

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Few commentators on cable news talk about the role Neoliberalism has played in the global youth unemployment crisis.  A lot very serious people agree that youth unemployment is a ticking time bomb that will lead to crisis in upward mobility. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, solving youth unemployment represents a special opportunity to ensure …

Remembering the Birth of Neoliberalism on April 1, 1947

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As you protect yourself from April Fools’ jokes, you may want to take a little time to consider the birth of Neoliberalism. Professor Friedrich von Hayek organized a conference on this date in Mont Pelerin, Switzerland, to combat the growing threat posed by socialism circa 1947. For those tasked with supporting sustainability, there is now …

Are Sustainability Challenges Different in America?

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Given the importance that members of the World Economic Forum accorded to sustainability and free markets, you would think that a more sustainable future is right around the corner. However, you can’t visit news sites like the Huffington Post without seeing a story, which talks about the challenges associated with achieving sustainability. And most of …