Long Beach Peninsula logging 2022

Exhibit A: Destroy something wonderful, magic even, and it will still add to the Gross Domestic Product.


When we think of our lives in economic terms, we’re generally worried about how to pay this month’s bills. But how the economy works nationally, in the grand scheme of things, is also of concern. And I’ll bet it’s on our minds lately as we suffer through the highest inflation many of us have ever experienced.

Peninsula land clearing 2022

Land clearing for new housing is counted as a gain for the economy, but is it really?

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