05 Sep '11, 2pm

On This #LaborDay, Demand Safe #GreenJobs, And Honor Those Who Work With Their Hands - @LloydAlter 2010

On This #LaborDay, Demand Safe #GreenJobs, And Honor Those Who Work With Their Hands - @LloydAlter 2010

But somehow over the last 50 years, America's business became one of building houses, cars and roads to get to the houses, digging up coal to make electricity to cool the houses, buying oil around the world to run the cars, and filling big box stores with cheap imported crap to fill the houses, all on borrowed money and subsidized by cheap gas. That cycle is over. Greenpoint Farm, Brooklyn But there are alternative models. We can celebrate the people who are bringing food back to the city with urban and rooftop farms. meyer wells We can celebrate the people who are making things from local, sustainably harvested materials, building markets for craftsmanship and longevity. We can celebrate the people who fix things and keep us moving, like our bike mechanics . That isn't a lot of people, and it won't soak up the 10% of the population that is out of work. But if we are going...

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