Prime Minister of Bhutan at the United Nations

On the same day economists declared the recession long over (calculated by the shortisghted metric that doesn’t factor in that one in seven people in this country live below the poverty line,) the prime minister of Bhutan spoke to the United Nations today about the importance of balance, and of course, Gross National Happiness.

Happy Bhutan proposes a new global goal

By Tim Witcher (AFP) – 6 hours ago

UNITED NATIONS — The introvert Himalayan kingdom of Bhutan on Monday urged the world to adopt a new Millennium Development Goal — happiness

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