People are not going to be frightened into caring about the climate. Scientific predictions about what will happen 50 years in the future are not going to make us care enough. We need to face the reality of loss.
Occupy was both a militant political movement and a community. Public support was, in large part, for the community — the mutual support and care that been lost in a culture where everything has a
price. We need to re-occupy…but with the support of the larger community created by our care.
For six weeks in early 2012 I ran for the office of President of the
United States of America. I was accepted by the Reform Party, created We the
People Reform Coalition, and wrote letters to every single candidate
for President. This is my report.
system encircles and ensnares people, buildings and environments,
defining cities, credit-rating some higher, no matter their quality of
life, infrastructure buffers or exposure. This article explores technologies for smart cities to use the system
to better advantage, through more coherent measures, innovation policies
and incentives for livability.
you step into a gift mentality, the first steps will be small ones. Perhaps if you run a business, you will
convert a small part of it to a gift model. Whatever steps you take, know that
you are preparing for the economy of the future.
The imperative of
perpetual growth implicit in interest-based money drives the relentless
conversion of life, world, and spirit into money. The more of life we convert into money, the more we need money to live.
Usury, not money, is the proverbial root of all evil.
This story is about a world of calamitous accidents, all of
which could have been avoided. They represent unnecessary loss of
life and the loss of billions of dollars. In the tragedies I describe here, the mistakes and
the lies belonged to the rich and powerful, and none of
the perpetrators went to prison.
The tidal wave of globalization smashes all but the biggest boats. Local communities can regain control over their own welfare by encouraging human solidarity and private, voluntary initiative and creativity. The first step is to organize regional mutual credit clearing associations.