When we measure Gross Domestic Product, we’re not measuring what we destroy.

Trump is trumpeting how great the economy is, his tax cuts and how he is freeing the economy. Few have failed to notice how he has been relaxing industrial regulation and how he has weakened the agencies responsible for keeping workers safe and ensuring that the environment stays clean.

But it seems to me that with all the stuff we’re making, we’re making a lot more work for ourselves. I can recall an article that said that it would take about a thousand years to clean up all of the plastic in the oceans…