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What Will 2017 Bring?

It’s a question on many minds as we begin this new year. It is perhaps asked more now than ever before in my life-time – and that spans 7 decades. All we can say for sure is that we are

Sleeping on a Volcano

Last night I slept on the slopes to Tungurahua, a highly active volcano in Ecuador. I felt the earth shiver, heard her rumble, and smelled her smoke. I was very conscious that this earth of ours, our home – what the local Quichua people refer to as Pachamama – is truly a Living Earth.

A few days earlier I had travelled down the Avenue of Volcanoes, also in Ecuador, and had passed by

Verizon Strike Highlights Need for Fair Policies

NOTE: I will be teaching workshops on the Shift Network & at the Omega Institute! About 45,000 Verizon workers went on strike last month, making it the largest strike in the U.S. since the last Verizon strike in 2011. Their chief complaints include the outsourcing of jobs, job relocations, healthcare coverage and pay. Why should we care about this strike? As U.S. President Rutherford B