The plan for compacity
a parallel universe problem
The glory of American style politics and the power of its global businesses and industries is unchallenged. They have yet to act in response to the demand for a strong public investment in mitigating the risks associated with climate change. The failure to act is not the question, thousands of ideas are flowing in the … Continue reading Dealing New Green
The authors in the following (long list and growing) visit New York City routinely. Perhaps they would enjoy a sponsored conference or a workshop on persuasion. The question on persuasion is direct. Who among them make the most sense on the "design" for change. No matter how smart they are if nothing happens the design … Continue reading Urban Speakers
~ On the Future of Democracy ~ Hundreds of writers focus on American democracy, yet the ability to conference meaningfully toward a collective capacity for persuasion has yet to be successful due to the "reporting" rule of journalism. It will be shattered soon. Examples of how and when the rule-breaking might begin are sought, here … Continue reading Writers Wanted
Watch and pull out what might be essential ideas for the urban agenda. All of the good ones are tucked away in this now famous Vox series (here). https://youtu.be/iY05U7GaU5I https://youtu.be/MKt1KpGg0vg https://youtu.be/Icq60Uxd3As https://youtu.be/7Z2XRg3dy9k https://youtu.be/cZ7LzE3u7Bw https://youtu.be/RBKhpV6MYto https://youtu.be/mS5WYp5xmvI
Amidst tweets of deceit, greed, vengeance, and betrayal, scan here for some gems of truth.
Taxes are what we pay for a civil society.
Examinations of Power & Contol Balance .
“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”John Muir, My First Summer in the Sierra (Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1911, pg. 110) Sierra Club Books 1988 ed. See all of Chapter 6 on the Sierra Club website. At the close of the century, the World … Continue reading Remember Muir
Persuasion is a responsibility of its producers. The writer’s list project asks what can writers do with a list of billionaires and an interest in shifting narrative strategies in ways that will improve the density of all media on questions of democracy and great wealth. Wanted: Writers on the Future of Democracy Hundreds of writers … Continue reading Writers List Project
There are three leaders working 24/7/365 to get more Democrats and Independents in the House and Senate. They are Nina Turner, the new president of Our Revolution, Maurice Mitchell, the new national director of the Working Families Party and Yvette Simpson, the new chief officer of Democracy for America. They share concerns for the dignity … Continue reading Triumvirate(s)