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JFK’s Advice for this Hour of Change and Challenge

As I travel around the world speaking at venues that range from corporate summits to rock festivals and from consumer groups to universities, I hear deep dissatisfaction with the current global political/economic system. This is reflected in Brexit, and in movements sweeping Iceland, Italy, Greece, and so many other countries. And it was reflected, perhaps most strongly, in the US

The Perception Bridge: Building a Better Reality

My success as chief economist at a major international consulting firm was not due to the lessons I learned in business school. It was not due to the competence of my staff of brilliant econometricians and financial wizards. Those things may have helped at times. But there was something else that made it all happen. That something else was the same something else that elevated George Washington

Fighting Violence With Peace

The World Threatened NOTE: There is still limited space available on my January trip to Guatemala and the Mayan shamans. My December trip to Peru is fully booked and closed out. Please sign up for Guatemala at http://www.johnperkins.org/a-journey-to-the-lands-of-the-maya-guatemala/ Now that the elections are over, it’s time to think about how we as individuals, and as a nation, respond to a