11 Jul '11, 9am

Tea Party Opposes ICLEI and Sustainable Development in Cities

Tea Party Opposes ICLEI and Sustainable Development in Cities

Heaven forbid. At least after completing my research I now know where they are coming from. Tea Party supporters abhor government intervention in their lives and businesses. To be honest, I am a capitalist at heart (with three degrees in business) so at one level I can understand the sentiment. But following any doctrine so religiously is usually unproductive at best and destructive at worst. That old invisible hand of the capitalist economy has led to the financial crisis and U.S. unemployment near 10%, wide scale health impacts experienced by residents near polluting (you pick the industry) industrial plants, deforestation and loss of biodiversity, exacerbated climate change and much more.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/07/tea-party-opposes-icl...

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