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Vote and Then Act in Favor of Democracy

We are in the thick of presidential primary season in the U.S. By all means, educate yourself and vote for candidates who support tax and economic reforms that target predatory practices by corporations. Don’t vote and stop there though. Know that we the people must make the change. “They” won’t fix the system, so we must do it. Once elected, federal officials often don’t

Acts Of Terror Point To Failed Global System

The horrible terrorist attacks of recent months in Beirut, Paris, Mali, Nigeria, the West Bank and on the Russian plane are clear indications that the old approach to politics and economics that has resulted in a Death Economy is not working. It has become clear that violence only begets more violence, and that militarization does not offer protection against desperate people who are willing to

Neighbor To Neighbor – A Post 9/11 World

It’s been more than a month since we observed the anniversary of September 11, 2001. I spent that weekend at a 9/11 event in New York City where I was privileged to speak. It forced me to look more deeply at where we’ve come since that tragic day – to ask questions, such as: What have we experienced since September 11, 2001? Is our world better, more just, and more unified? Do we have more