Making Progress On Climate Policy

So, I had a little “Twitter chat” this morning with the infamous “Fabius Maximus” about the subject of taking sides in “war” on important public policy topics, in this case the topic is climate change (I highly recommend you subscribe to this multi-contributor blog). The Storify of our chat is embedded below, but I wanted […]

Chris Guillebeau on his new book: “Born for This”

  I had another opportunity to ask Chris Guillebeau some questions about another book he wrote titled Born for This, a book about finding out what you were meant to do in life. So, naturally … I took full advantage to “bug” Chris on his 30 – city (!) book tour.     Here are […]

What Happened To Meaning?

Meaning. It’s that deep sense that you’ve just witnessed or read something that touched your life. It’s that feeling you get when you are with friends (or family), and you’re all laughing uncontrollably at the stupidest of things. You might start to feel emotion welling up inside of you, feel motivated to do something you […]

Panama Papers: More Information to Consider

This Panama Papers information is reprinted here with permission from the author. Whoever leaked the Mossack Fonseca papers appears motivated by a genuine desire to expose the system that enables the ultra wealthy to hide their massive stashes, often corruptly obtained and all involved in tax avoidance. These Panamanian lawyers hide the wealth of a […]

On Freedom of Expression (Free Speech)

I wonder how far back in history this “idea” of freedom of expression goes? 10,000 years? Further? Because I’m confident there was a point where the only confines for what we now call “freedom of expression” were our evolutionary and biological challenges. In short, I think the ideology we keep trying to define in our […]