April 21, 2009

Conservation Biology and financial reform

Conservation Biology, a journal officially devoted to "the study and preservation of species and habitats," has opened its pages to finance reform proposals. David W. Orr writes (in his article Shelf life):
[W]e ought to build a slower economy. [...] It would require buyers, for example, to hold stock for, say, 6 months before they could sell.
Although Orr is very worried about the upcoming end of the world, this is the only specific proposal he offers in order to avert it - at least in this article. He says nothing, for example, about the possibility of requiring lovers to remain together for, say, six years before they can break up.

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