12 Mar '12, 12pm

The price Singaporeans have to pay for high GDP growth #sgelection #sgelections #sgpolitics

While we I was kpkb about the illusion of progress, economist Professor Graeme Maxton wrote a book titled ‘The End of Progress’. His main theme is rather familiar. The obsession for the word progress by modern economists is going to run down this earth. Progress as interpreted by the modern economists, is laced with greed and irresponsibility, is violating the basic principles expounded by the great Adam Smith. Govts today wave the word progress as if it’s the end all prize for any modern being. You want progress or not? Progress is even used as a threat to frighten the lay people, invokes fear in them that their life style will suffer without progress. So every donkey will shout, yea, yea, we want progress. Today’s progress, in the macro level, is going to eat up all the resources this world is able to provide, from minerals, energy, vegetation and livestocks. Progress wi...

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Geneva Motor Show: Smaller -- and greener -- is better

Geneva Motor Show: Smaller -- and greener -- is...

greenbiz.com 12 Mar '12, 1pm

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Utility Mega-Mergers: Exelon-Constellation, Duk...

greentechmedia.com 12 Mar '12, 8pm

On Monday, Exelon and Constellation Energy made official their long-awaited $7.9 billion merger . The combined nuclear pow...

Austerity brings smaller cars to Geneva Motor Show - Straits Times: Straits TimesAusterity brings smaller cars t...

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straitstimes.com 06 Mar '12, 8am

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Smoking - 50 years of progress - but not worldwide | Health | The Earth Times via @earthtimes

Smoking - 50 years of progress - but not worldw...

earthtimes.org 10 Mar '12, 10am

Smoking cigarette via Shutterstock Fifty years ago nobody in Britain thought twice about lighting up a cigarette in public...

The progress of women is the progress of Malaysia - my blog in conjunction of Int’l Women’s Day today.

The progress of women is the progress of Malays...

1malaysia.com.my 07 Mar '12, 10am

The United Nations recognises the 8th of March as International Women’s Day. If we look at the progress we have made in Ma...

Women's rights: making progress in #Afghanistan...

nato.int 15 Mar '12, 7am

Speaking via video link on 7 March, the women discussed the important correlation that exists between the consolidation of...

For microloans, smaller may be better #microfin...

todayonline.com 01 Mar '12, 9pm

New York hairdresser Lissette recently set up a new business to provide home services to the elderly and home-bound - cutt...

Could Smaller Trash Cans Boost Recycling?

Could Smaller Trash Cans Boost Recycling?

earth911.com 01 Mar '12, 4pm

Summit County, Utah is hoping smaller trash bins will promote recycling. Photo: Michael Coté via Flickr It’s a simple idea...

Notebook: Woods not upset by lack of progress toward major record @xtgolf

Notebook: Woods not upset by lack of progress t...

pga.com 02 Mar '12, 5am

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. -- Tiger Woods says matching the 18 majors won by Jack Nicklaus remains his primary goal, and he’...

Chef Philip Ho does right by his country’s culinary traditions at his work-in-progress of a resto in Sunny Isles Beach

Chef Philip Ho does right by his country’s culi...

modernluxury.com 12 Mar '12, 2pm

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