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Future Generations

92-Year-Old WWII Veteran Entrepreneur Shares Insights with Daughter and Next Generation | #TalkToMe

Jack Nadel | Posted 05.02.2016 | Fifty
Jack Nadel

In this seven-part contribution to the #TalkToMe conversations happening, I reflect on life lessons which go all the way back to my early childhood in New York City during the Great Depression.

The Paris Agreement Is a Win for Parents

Molly Rauch | Posted 12.16.2016 | Parents
Molly Rauch

As moms and dads, we have a special responsibility to talk about how climate change affects our heart. And I don't mean the flesh and blood organ: I mean our emotional heart. The source of feelings, the source of hope. The source of love.

Promoting, Protecting and Realising the Rights of Children: A Matter of Political Will

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 10.22.2016 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

Every child has the same human rights as adults. These include the right to life, food, health, education, development, a clean environment and the right to be heard.

A Grandfather in a New World

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Tom Engelhardt

At 71, I have two children and a grandchild in this world, and I feel some responsibility for the sorry planet I'm leaving them.

Parenting on the Brink

Frida Berrigan | Posted 10.06.2016 | Politics
Frida Berrigan

I look around and I know. None of this -- the municipal complex, the school across the street, the supermarket up the road -- is built for 100 years, especially not this hundred years. It won't last. And I can't imagine a better future version of this either.

What's Generativity and Why It's Good for You

Elizabeth A. Havey | Posted 06.23.2016 | Healthy Living
Elizabeth A. Havey

Generativity also means creating the very future itself through teaching, nursing, volunteering, voting, forming and helping social institutions like community centers, churches, schools and health centers. In each of these created things resides a part of us and the good in us.

Giving Rights to Future Generations -- Why It's Needed and How it Can Be Done

Jakob von Uexkull | Posted 06.16.2015 | Impact
Jakob von Uexkull

The post-2015 framework is about development justice in our immediate future but also about building a new framework for many generations to come. The problem, however, is that people cannot think and act long term if their daily life is an existential struggle.

The Problem With Age Bias & Generations

Richie Etwaru | Posted 01.18.2015 | Business
Richie Etwaru

If you are leading individuals from multiple "generations," you are probably categorizing them incorrectly, and here is why this is bad for you and your business.

#1 Many Liberals Don't Like the Idea of Battle, But the Alternative in America Today is Much Worse

Andy Schmookler | Posted 11.09.2014 | Politics
Andy Schmookler

In America right now there's a battle that needs to be fought and won in our political arena. It's a battle over what kind of country, and what kind of planet, our children and grandchildren will live in.

Dear Family Whisperer: You Can't Go Home but You Can Grow Up -- Here's How

Melinda Blau | Posted 09.30.2014 | Parents
Melinda Blau

With grandparents staying active and healthy longer, many families are trying to figure out how to have stress-free three-generation gatherings.

A Warning For Parents Of Millennials

Christopher A. Brown | Posted 09.24.2014 | Impact
Christopher A. Brown

All of us should be very concerned about the picture that's emerging around two of the most profound choices today's young adults will face, marriage and parenthood, because they are bearing the next generation of children.

What Our Children Will Ask

William S. Becker | Posted 05.04.2014 | Green
William S. Becker

I know the questions our children will ask When they stop long enough to think of the past. Was there ever a summer when heat didn't kill, ever a harv...

Motivating Multigenerational Workforces

Bruce Mayhew | Posted 02.03.2014 | Business
Bruce Mayhew

No matter what generation we are from, it's too easy to keep doing what we are doing now and acting like each generation is (or should be), motivated by the same things we are.

How Our Dinner Table Influenced Our Future Generation of Men

Tara Campbell | Posted 02.02.2014 | Parents
Tara Campbell

Our round table is where each of us had a voice and was equally heard. We didn't have a head of the table but the hierarchy of our family unit was clear. We all came to the table to celebrate our day together and to check in with each other.

Generational Theft: Our Youth Have to Stop It

Gary Shapiro | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Gary Shapiro

It was an earlier generation of young Americans who provided the numbers and political cover to change our civil rights laws. And another generation of America's youth changed our policy on the Vietnam War. Now it's up to this generation to stop the federal government's destructive spending habits.

A Pivotal Moment in the Fight Against Global Warming

Margie Alt | Posted 08.26.2013 | Green
Margie Alt

President Obama's doubling of the nation's fuel-efficiency standards for vehicles last summer was the culmination of more than a decade of work by states to increase their own fuel efficiency standards, setting the stage for federal action

Graduating to the Adulthood of the World

Craig Snyder | Posted 08.11.2013 | World
Craig Snyder

I'd like you to pretend with me that you are much older than today and that you are remembering, as if you had already been witness to, what are today...

Being a woman in a schizophrenic male world

Monique Villa | Posted 05.27.2013 | Women
Monique Villa

This past week, chatting away at the dinner table, I was asked about one of my favorite books. My answer was swift: 'Il Gattopardo' -"The Leopard"- th...

Yelp Reviews on Life

Leslie Goshko | Posted 03.22.2013 | Comedy
Leslie Goshko

Much like chocolate and peanut butter, Mork and Mindy, Jack and Coke, certain things just belong together. Which is why it's about time that the follo...

State of the Union on Climate Change: What's the Rush?

Keith Peterman | Posted 04.14.2013 | Green
Keith Peterman

A recent report for the World Bank states that the consequences of a +4 degrees Celsius world would be "catastrophic." We are currently on a trajectory toward a +6 degrees Celsius world by 2035. Simply stated, there is no time left.

Laugh or Cry? Obama's New Commitment on Climate Change

Rachel Smolker | Posted 03.30.2013 | Green
Rachel Smolker

What will our emboldened president offer up this time? Will it be more false solutions intended to create an impression of doing something while really just ensuring more profitable business opportunities for the 1 percent?

How Obama Lost the Energy Debate

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 10.08.2012 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

Last week's presidential debate was supposed to showcase the differences between President Obama and his challenger, Mitt Romney. But between Romney's...

A Letter to Our Newborn Baby

Matthias Krug | Posted 08.22.2012 | Parents
Matthias Krug

There you lie, sleeping peacefully on a bed sheet of roses. A whole day could be filled just looking at you. One of my many favorite moments to do s...

Marriage Rocks -- or Does It?

Sherri Edwards | Posted 04.15.2012 | Parents
Sherri Edwards

I also understand marriages can fail. Yet for those of us continuing the soon antiquated practice of marriage, every union has strengths and flaws.

The Phoenix Generation: The Rise of Those Who Will Change the World

Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D. | Posted 04.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Kingsley Dennis, Ph.D.

The world we live in now is changing rapidly. The normal state of affairs is not the static and stationary that we sometimes view our lives to be, but of flux and flow.