[Hpn] Re: [nhhomeless] Re: [Hpn] NH affordable housing editor ial - Your opinion? FWD

Susan Forrest SFORREST@APLA.ORG
Tue, 12 Sep 2000 06:59:28 -0700


How can I be removed from this discussion board?

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> From:	William Tinker [SMTP:wtinker@fcgnetworks.net]
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> Subject:	[Hpn] Re: [nhhomeless] Re: [Hpn] NH affordable housing
> editorial - Your  opinion?  FWD
> 
> EchoHawk,
> Well said and right on!
> Welcome aboard and thank you for your postings keep us honest and thinking
> of other ways to save our world because it is pretty messed up and man has
> been the most serious of polluters!
> A Brother
> Bill
> William Charles Tinker
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> Sent: Tuesday, September 12, 2000 3:13 AM
> Subject: Re: [nhhomeless] Re: [Hpn] NH affordable housing editorial - Your
> opinion? FWD
> 
> 
> > ``People don´t know what is happening, and they don´t even know that
> > they don´t know.´´
> >
> > Nowhere is this more evident than the economic sphere; specifically the
> > free market globalization policies that are being imposed on the world
> > community.
> >
> > Focuses on how the environment is being destroyed at a phenomenal pace.
> > Nearly 30 percent of the natural world has been destroyed since 1970
> > with serious depletion of the forest, freshwater and marine system on
> > which life depends. Although a growing population is part of the
> > problem, increased consumption has been the main problem. Under current
> > economic policies, if the world economy as it is now structured
> > continues to expand, it will eventually destroy its natural support
> > systems and decline.
> >
> > The 1998 Human Development Report, issued by the United Nations
> > Development Program deals primarily with the social consequences. This
> > study reveals that only 225 people, the worlds richest billionaires,
> > have a combined wealth equal to the poorest 47 percent of humankind.
> > Equally iniquitous is that the three richest people in the world have
> > assets that exceed the combined gross domestic product of the 48 least
> > developed countries -- 10 million people.
> >
> > The one thing at which the free, unregulated free markets are truly
> > efficient in is transferring wealth from the many to the few. This is
> > dramatically exposed right here in the United States, the richest of all
> > free market countries. We have close to 200 billionaires, but nearly 20
> > percent of American children live in poverty. Some 20 percent of our
> > senior citizens live out their ``golden years´´ in poverty. The 1997 tax
> > bill passed by Congress gave the richest 1 percent of Americans annual
> > tax breaks averaging $11,000, nearly as much as janitors, salespeople,
> > and food servers make in a year. The richest 1 percent of American
> > families own more than 40 percent of the national wealth.
> >
> > The United States now has the worst economic disparity of leading
> > industrialized nations. This makes a mockery of our professed democratic
> > ideals.
> >
> > The government of this country is not doing enough to make sustainable
> > development a realistic goal for every individual. The fundamental
> > constraint to achieving sustainable development is social inequality and
> > its associated evils: poverty and ignorance.
> >
> >
> 
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