Avatar In The Amazon

“Avatar” hit home for many of us, but perhaps nowhere was it more poignant than among indigenous people in the Amazon. If there were ever a place that came close to the magical world of Pandora in James Cameron’s new film Avatar, it would probably be the Amazon. There may not be butterflies that look like flying squid, but in the Amazon can you eat giant worms and lemon flavored

Huffington Post On Haiti

Many of you have asked about what my feelings are in regard to Haiti and I wanted to put an excerpt of my blog post titled, “The Tremor Felt Round The World” from the Huffington Post and encourage you to read the full post at HP. I look forward to your thoughts and comments. “The terrible suffering in Haiti moves us deeply. We want to know what we can do to help. Many of us are

Robber Barons & The Banking System

I hope you’ll check out this new blog post on the Huffington Post, titled, “Robber Barons and the Banking System”. I’ll also feature it in full here later. I also hope you’ll come and see me in Oregon as I have two events there later this week. You can also find a full schedule of events on this website. Jan. 14 TALK & SIGNING, OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY, 7PM

Target For Economic Hit Men?

Was Iceland a Target for Economic Hit Men? I confessed the sins of predatory politicians and analyzed the reasons for the current meltdown in my book Hoodwinked. I am a openly admit being a reformed economist. If we return to our “normal” blueprints for the global economy, it would prove disastrous! The steps to transform “the mutant form of capitalism” into a system based

Huffington Post – Passion Of 2012, Christ & The New Year

I hope all of you have a wonderful holiday season and enjoy your family and friends. I’ve posted a new blog on the Huffington Post and hope too that you will find time to read it. Here is an excerpt of the post, “During this holiday season, this time of celebrating Christ and other spiritual leaders, we might all pause to think about what we can do. Like Rosa Parks, we can all sit in

Jonathan Curiel’s True Slant Interview

I wanted to post this piece Jonathan Curiel wrote after we talked at the Commonwealth Club meeting in California. Here’s an excerpt of the piece and I’ve put a link to the full article as well. “Like other pundits and liberal economists, Perkins says the American public can’t assume Obama will do right on the economy. Through letter-writing, phone-calling, and other