Ever since the 70s when the king of Bhutan suggested the idea of a Gross National Happiness metric to replace the Gross National Product, academics and politicians have explored the notion of softer research for measuring national progress. The UN developed their Human Development Programme which provided a much broader set of indices for nations … More Wellbeing as a policy objective
http://thefuturesoftheus.wetpaint.com/ The Futures of the US is a wetpaint wiki populated by a class of eight in the University of Houston’s Futures Studies program. I contributed to the Immigration issue. The other issues featured are Budget, Climate, Energy, Globalization, Health, Infrastructure, and soon to come is Foreign Affairs. Each topic is divided into six pages. … More Obama?!?! McCain?!?! Need help deciding?