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Paving Paradise #3 – Drinking the Pro-Growth Kool-Aid

October 23, 2016 0 min to read

Paving Paradise #3 – Drinking the Pro-Growth Kool-Aid

Category : Paving Paradise

In spite of overwhelming evidence to the contrary, what keeps us convinced that growth leads to widespread prosperity? It’s a never-ending stream of pro-growth propaganda in the media. Dave Gardner finds a wealth of examples of pro-growth media bias in his local paper over less than a month’s time. Explore this subject fu...

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

September 2, 2016 0 min to read

Paving Paradise – The Local Growth Machine

Category : Paving Paradise

How the growth machine games the system in your community. Real estate developers, homebuilders, construction companies and banks are most likely pulling the strings. They use the myth of prosperity from growth to con us, and election contributions to wield undue influence over public policy. The result? The public pays much of th...