Category Archives: General

The Climate Is Invading the Earth

If an alien invader with a face were attacking the earth, the difficulties that governments have getting populations to support wars on other humans would be multiplied a thousand fold.  The most common response to officials calling some petty foreign … Continue reading

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3 policy proposals after we win: Unfu*k the world, Employ existing solutions, Explore breakthroughs

Leaders, such as you paying attention to alternative media, act intelligently in the present, and plan for a brighter future. Earth’s successful future seems to demand inclusion of these three policy goals: Unfu*k the world. Employ existing solutions. Explore potential … Continue reading

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The Alienation of Work

The emerging economy is opening up new ways to reconnect workers to their work and the profits from their work. One of the most striking blind spots in our collective angst over the lack of jobs is our apparent disinterest … Continue reading

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How To Get a Job Despite the Economy

An entire new feedback loop of accreditation is necessary in the economy we have, and fortunately that feedback is within our individual control. To paraphrase Donald Rumsfeld, we work in the economy we have, not the economy we might want … Continue reading

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Torture Is Mainstream Now

As Rebecca Gordon notes in her new book, Mainstreaming Torture, polls find greater support in the United States for torture now than when Bush was president.  And it’s not hard to see why that would be the case. Fifteen years … Continue reading

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