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MU professor advocates sustainability

June 20, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT
John Ikerd, MU professor emeritus of agricultural economics and author of “A Return to Common Sense,” sits at his home just outside Columbia with his dog, Wilson. In the past nine years, Ikerd has advocated against the industrial model of capitalism and for sustainability. “It’s just ingrained in this culture, to look out for your own self and to make things work like a machine,” Ikerd said.

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