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Paul Craig Roberts: Is Capitalism Killing Us?

    Paul Craig Roberts: Is Capitalism Killing Us?

Ecological economists, such as Herman E. Daly, stress that as the external costs of pollution and resource exhaustion are not included in Gross Domestic Product, we do not know whether an increase in GDP is a gain or a loss. External costs are huge and growing larger. Historically, manufacturing and industrial corporations, corporate farming, city…

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Court Bans Harmful Pesticide that Trump EPA Tried to Keep on the Market

    Court Bans Harmful Pesticide that Trump EPA Tried to Keep on the Market

WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court has ordered the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to ban the harmful pesticide chlorpyrifos within 60 days. The court’s ruling is being seen as a major victory for environmentalists and public health activists, who have been fighting to ban the agro-chemical for well over a decade, and comes a few…

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