We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
In this article Chris Hedges talks about the writings of Richard Heinberg and Joseph Tainter, who predict the early demise of capitalism and the growth economy and the need to develop localism to replace them. Sobering reading. But bear in mind that growth is also the informing principle of cancer.