By Robert Girling
Professor, School of Business and Economics
Sonoma State University
Now that we are in the midst of a financial crisis, is a time to act boldly.
It is a moment that the Chinese would describe as weiji, a “dangerous
While much of the press has focused on the danger, there little said about
the opportunities. There is a vast opportunity if only Congress would act
Now is the time for Congress to take action and authorize funding for a
$200 billion annual public works military conversion program based in
public transportation and energy conservation. Tax credits for
alternative energy and “green” conversion of residential and commercial
buildings will allow our economy to side-step a recession and put it on a
path for long term growth well into the twenty first century....[be the first to examine the full text by contacting PeaceVoiceDirector@gmail.com and you'll have the opportunity to publish this piece first].
Robert Girling is Professor of Business Strategy at Sonoma State
University. He holds a Ph.D. from Stanford University and is a Fulbright