Jul
19
2009

Old-school “Green” jobs

Environmentalist and conservation have been important to Americans for almost as long as there’s been an America. The goals are consistent, only the means have varied from decade to decade. Witness this “workfare” program proposed in 1926:

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“Scientists believe that the monkey, in addition to his use by investigators in the fields of evolution and medicine, can be taught to do simple manual labor, and list him among the eligibles for continued existence”

Go to Paleo-Future to see the entire article from the 11/11/1926 Galveston Daily News.

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