When assessing policies affecting our state and the well-being of all our citizens, we should be using a lens such as the Genuine Progress Indicator.
A new IPS report lays out a strategy for fostering Genuine Progress in Maryland.
If the levels of greater income equality of 1968 still prevailed today, the poorest fifth of Marylanders would be earning twice what they take home now.
For the victims of Colorado’s recent tragedy, it’s time we get our values straight and face the true costs of our trigger-happy culture.
Obama’s re-election may require a repeat of the record rate of Black turnout in 2008.
Experts from the Maryland Department of Resources and the Institute for Policy Studies will
introduce Maryland’s alternative state indicator and discuss how it could best be utilized by people interested in incorporating it into the work of the Transition Towns movement in Howard County.
The powerful military contractor wants yet another government handout, and it has The Washington Post’s support.
GDP doesn’t measure most of what’s necessary for a good life.
Dirty air threatens Maryland’s children.
Maryland’s GPI assesses what’s left behind when the state’s economy officially expands.
Maryland’s government is embracing an alternative way to monitor the state’s wellbeing called the Genuine Progress Indicator, which brings depth to the analysis of the state’s economic growth.
There’s nothing in Montgomery County’s local, non-binding peace resolution about firing Lockheed’s employees or tossing any corporations into the Potomac River.
When the Great Depression hit, Congress lacked any tools with which to accurately measure just how the economy as a whole was faring.
Maryland is one of a handful of states helping young undocumented immigrants obtain a college education.