The rapid spread of novel coronavirus has prompted government, business, and civil society to take dramatic action—canceling events large and small, restricting travel, and shutting down major segments of the economy on which nearly all of us depend. It is […]
Humanity’s existential crisis can be resolved only when we the people stand united behind a vision of the world we truly want.
I just returned from a conference of influential decision-makers in China, where I presented on economics for an ecological […]
Socialist baiting of the last century won’t work against the new generation of political leaders.
(Commentary originally published by YES! Magazine, posted Feb 27, 2019)
This month the Green New Deal was introduced in the U.S. Congress with much fanfare, and its opponents quickly mobilized.
The resolution is more than a set of specific legislative proposals. […]
We need true democracy if we’re to halt the slide into self-extinction.
Economic power is—and always has been—the foundation of political power. Those who control the peoples’ means of living rule.
In a […]
Our future depends on bridging the partisan divide that elevates corporate interests above our personal well-being.
(This commentary was originally published by YES! Magazine on July 23, 2018.)
We the people of the United States find ourselves in a political crisis and resurgent tribalism that pits left against right, hard-left against moderate-left, and extreme-right against everyone […]