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The Best Local Model for a Viable Human Future

Newsletter – March 22, 2023
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Dear Friends,

One of the key issues I have addressed over the years is ownership – the stranglehold it has at the hands of corporations, financial institutions, and wealthy landlords, and the power and wellbeing workers and communities can realize by building a very […]

2023-08-03T20:44:33-07:00March 30th, 2023|Categories: Newsletter, Ownership|

Let’s Ask the Right Questions

Newsletter – February 8, 2023
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Dear Friends,

This is the first of my newly redesigned newsletters. In each, I will share my thoughts on current events and other matters related to our shared commitment to creating a world that works for all people and the living Earth. I hope […]

2023-10-17T18:04:42-07:00March 3rd, 2023|Categories: Ecological Civilization, Newsletter|

We Are Hard-wired to Care and Connect

(This article was originally published by YES! Magazine for their Fall 2008 issue, “Purple America.”

The good news: The changes we must make to avoid ultimate collapse are identical to the changes we must make to create the world of our common dream.

The story of purple America is part of a yet larger […]

2023-10-17T18:49:36-07:00February 13th, 2023|Categories: Community, YES! Column|

We the People Are All In This Together

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, October 7, 2022)

The purpose of human institutions is to secure the well-being of people and Earth. Despite our differences, all of Earth’s people share a common destiny that depends on our learning to live together with mutual commitment to a foundational truth recognized by our early ancestors: […]

2022-10-31T15:04:12-07:00October 31st, 2022|Categories: Ecological Civilization, System Transformation|

Taking Action on Climate Change Requires Coming Together

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, August 11, 2022)

In his message launching the most recent report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change on April 4, 2022, U.N. Secretary-General António Guterres offered the following chilling observation:

“Climate scientists warn that we are already perilously close to tipping points that could […]

2022-08-12T16:30:22-07:00August 12th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, Cultural Shift, Ecological Civilization, YES! Column|

2022’s Imperative: Letting Go of Our Past to Birth Our Future

(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, January 18, 2022)

Our current society cannot be considered civilized by any objective standard. We grow the fortunes of billionaires, even as we increase the numbers of homeless refugees and destroy Earth’s capacity to sustain life. This places us all at risk, rich and poor alike. The problem […]

2022-01-19T11:16:10-08:00January 19th, 2022|Categories: Ecological Civilization, YES! Column|
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