In the Happy Planet Index, the USA is a banana republic

Discussion in 'Economics' started by crgarcia, Aug 10, 2009.

  1. You would be very surprised what New Yorkers are doing. Not the lame yuppies but real New Yorkers. Forget vegetable gardens, they got bee hives on roofs already.
  2. From the article:

    Aside from that, criticism has focused on the following:

    That the HPI completely ignores issues like political freedom, human rights and labor rights.[8]
    General suspicion of subjective measures of well-being.[9]
    Completely ignores .... political freedom, human rights and labor rights....

    hmm. I wouldn't be surprised if some countries would flip-flop on this list is these weren't "Completely ignored". lol