When New York Times columnist Frank Bruni isn’t driving me nuts, it’s usually because he’s on vacation from his (very well written) column.
The dirtiest economies have tended to be Communist ones, such as the old Soviet Union and the People’s Republic of China.
Check it out this video documentary and see for yourself. Admittedly, the bar for our being impressed was very low.
It’s pretty remarkable to see these ideas connected so explicitly.
Biologist Scott Turner’s spot-on phrase, the “Reverse Pinocchio,” captures the idea well.