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Innovation Takes All Of Us

Our history and our experience should teach us that what we’ve been doing isn’t working. When it’s clear that the status quo, the normal, the “way it’s always been,” isn’t good for the planet or we humans who live on her, we must look for new ways to thrive. If we value the world that we will give to our children and grandchildren, then we must innovate not only in areas such as

Lessons On Capitalism From An Unlikely Source

When I lead groups of people on journeys to Peru, Guatemala, and Ecuador we always learn a great deal from indigenous people about the power of our relationships with nature and about our own ability to shapeshift. Participants these days are especially struck by the economics of the local marketplaces as they contrast to our current destructive system of capitalism. I know that some of you will

1776 & Now

  Recently, our nation celebrated the signing of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. As we do every year, many of us joined with friends and family to eat and drink and watch fireworks together to commemorate the day we claimed our “freedom” from the British. Words like “liberty,” “democracy,” and “patriotism” are heard frequently during this holiday, and our