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Which of Our Leaders Are Psychopaths? A Voter and Shareholder Guide

(2) Comments | Posted October 6, 2010 | 2:00 PM

Were these "leaders" psychopaths? *
• Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin, Mao Zedong, and Pol Pot, who caused more than 100 million deaths and destroyed countless lives?
• Bernie Madoff, operator of the largest Ponzi scheme in history?
• Ken Lay, Jeffrey Skilling, and others who led...

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Guiding Principles for Interesting Times: Transparency (Communication Plus Trust) Plus Inclusivity Plus Urgency Plus ?

(1) Comments | Posted March 18, 2010 | 12:27 AM

What principles might guide us in these increasingly interesting times in which we live, when the fate of our civilizations, if not our very species, may hang in the balance? When the governmental, economic, and other institutions upon which we depend appear highly dysfunctional and unable to address any of...

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Climate Change Plus West Coast = Climatopia?

(5) Comments | Posted February 8, 2010 | 10:58 AM

The west coast of North America may increasingly be one of the most habitable, "green", and economically vibrant regions in North America and the planet as we attempt to do a better job adapting to and mitigating the effects of climate change than we did preventing it.

The Associated...

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Unsure How to Vote Your Exxon Mobil, Chevron and Other Proxy Ballots?

(2) Comments | Posted May 19, 2009 | 10:29 AM

If you're unsure how to vote your Exxon Mobil, Chevron, and other proxy ballots, see how organizations and people you trust, like Ed Begley, Jr., Ceres, Pride Foundation, Responsible Endowments Coalition, Responsible Wealth/ United for a Fair Economy, or The Nathan Cummings Foundation, recommend...

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Unsure How To Vote In The California May 19 Special Election? See How Organizations You Trust Recommend You Vote.

(7) Comments | Posted May 11, 2009 | 11:24 AM

If you're unsure about how to vote in the California Special Election on May 19, see how organizations and people you trust from across the political and ideological spectrum recommend you vote (and why).

1. Go to: Transparent Democracy.org

2. Find the California Ballot.

3. In the "Select Your...

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Humanity's Greatest Challenge and Its Solution

(25) Comments | Posted May 4, 2009 | 5:24 PM

Climate change is not humanity's greatest challenge (even though scientists predict it may unleash public unrest, cross-border conflicts and mass migration in 20 years, and increase the global surface temperature up to 11.5 degrees Fahrenheit by 2100).

Neither are pandemics, nuclear proliferation, water scarcity, the Middle East conflict, or many...

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