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Why 'Stopping Trump' Isn't Enough

Steven G. Brant | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

Whether Trump becomes president or not, we run the risk of this larger, anti-truth fire destroying the social fabric of our country.

Saving America From Itself

Steven G. Brant | Posted 07.13.2016 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

We are living in such tragically hopeless times. I have watched the PBS Newshour's weekly wrap up with Mark Shields and David Brooks for years, and I...

U.N. Warns the Declining Bee Population Is Going to Devastate Our Food Supply

Grub Street | Posted 03.01.2016 | Green
Grub Street

(Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa/Corbis) By Clint Rainey It's no secret that the world's bees are dying off in alarming numbers, but sometimes it's worth ...

Being an Abundant Mentor

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 01.25.2016 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

Recently, I wrote two posts relating to mentoring and abundance theory, respectively. The first article focused on distinguishing between mentors and ...

Why Lack Matters

Tracy Crossley | Posted 12.21.2015 | GPS for the Soul
Tracy Crossley

Notice the lack inside of us causes us to focus on lack outside of us; it's a reflection. But, we don't see it as a reflection, we see it as a prison.

How to think with abundance in the workplace

Naphtali Hoff | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Naphtali Hoff

"He who wishes to secure the good of others has already secured his own." -- Confucius A few years back, I had made the decision to shift careers fro...

How to Feel Rich, Safe and Content -- No Matter What

Kathy Gottberg | Posted 08.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Kathy Gottberg

In case you're wondering, this article is not about getting rich or making money. It is also not about the latest in security technology or the sugge...

My Cause Is Better Than Your Cause

Cindy Brandt | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Cindy Brandt

There is a phenomenon of what I call, "First-World-Problem-Shaming," where we make people feel bad about their anxieties because somewhere in the world children are starving.

You Have 24 Hours In A Day -- Here's How To Make The Most Of It

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.07.2014 | Healthy Living
meQuilibrium

Our lives are complicated, and we've never figured out how to add more hours to the day. But when you take the time, you'll have the strength of mind to find a path toward health and abundance.

5 Proven Strategies for Releasing Negative Thoughts

Michael J. Formica | Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael J. Formica

We create our experience by virtue of how we are thinking about a particular situation, good, bad or indifferent. What's important to bear in mind is that if we can think ourselves in, we can always think ourselves out.

Venezuelan Crisis: Resentment, Struggle and a Way Forward

Stephanie Rudat | Posted 04.29.2014 | World
Stephanie Rudat

It is evident that the problems of inflation, scarcity, crime and violence are issues that affect all Venezuelans equally, regardless of their political affiliation or ideologies. Why, then, is the population still divided?

Why Financial Access for the Poor Might Be Even More Important Than You Thought

Tilman Ehrbeck | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Tilman Ehrbeck

There is a growing body of empirical evidence that shows that the appropriate financial services help poor families in the informal economy of developing countries improve their lives.

The Art of Casual Brutality

Helen Eisenbach | Posted 11.13.2013 | Arts
Helen Eisenbach

Today, as we binge-watch series on DVD or compulsively stream shows on Netflix, our hunger for content seems only to grow the more we feed it. Which makes the decision to simultaneously showcase five works by a young playwright named Lucy Thurber an idea whose time has come.

First Nighter: Lucy Thurber's Five Hill Town Plays Progress From Must-See to Less-Need-to-See

David Finkle | Posted 11.05.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

There's nothing wrong in presenting a cycle about a character progressing from damaging childhood to escape from psychological entrapment adulthood. Indeed, it's a great idea. But the over-and-again Hill Town Plays are clearly not the way to do it.

Theater: Village -- A Lucy Thurber Extravaganza

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.03.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Three of your shows happening off-Broadway in one season. Well, right now, Lucy Thurber has five of her shows playing simultaneously at five different West Village theaters. Pretty cool, right?

Sequestration, Scarcity and America's Values

Mark Moore | Posted 05.12.2013 | Politics
Mark Moore

We have long been reminded of scarcity of oil, and more recently scarcity of water has been at the forefront of our minds. Perhaps the scariest of all scarcity issues is food, where Malthusian projections of calamity have long loomed with concerns of an overpopulated planet.

Pretending/Pretense

Tony Smith | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Tony Smith

"Psssst. Suzie, come here!" "Where are you?" "Over here. Behind the big maple." "What's up?" "Let's play... Hide 'n' Seek. I'll count, you hide. Ready...

The Abundance Paradox

Michelle May, M.D. | Posted 02.18.2013 | Healthy Living
Michelle May, M.D.

The key to thriving in this land of abundance is to recognize the paradox and relearn to use your natural cues of hunger and satiety to guide you. I like to introduce people to mindful eating by teaching them to ask the question "Am I hungry?" before starting (or continuing) to eat.

For Love or Money

Robert Koehler | Posted 08.28.2012 | Home
Robert Koehler

Economics is a cruel game. The stakes are life and death. The driving theory is simplistic, mechanical, with a cauldron of emotion and judgment bubbling just below the surface.

Mercy! Can't They Get Anything Right?

Warren Mosler | Posted 09.18.2011 | Business
Warren Mosler

Even with sky-high unemployment, we can easily afford to both suspend FICA and truly strengthen Social Security and Medicare by increasing the minimum benefits and closing the donut holes.

Meatless Monday: Dealing With Abundant Scarcity

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.28.2011 | Green
Ellen Kanner

With all the hype about greening your life, one of the most basic things you can do happens to be the most important -- going for a more plant-based diet.

The Revolution...Sorry, Transformation Starts Now!

Steven G. Brant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steven G. Brant

I predict the naked power grab by the Republican party in Wisconsin will go down in history as the second "shot heard 'round the world" which began the second American Revolution. Except it won't be a revolution. It will be a transformation.

Choke Point: China -- Escalating Confrontation Between Water Scarcity and Energy Demand Has Global Implications

J. Carl Ganter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
J. Carl Ganter

Water scarcity, rapid economic growth, and soaring energy demand are forming a tightening noose that could choke off China's modernization.

REVIEW: Buckminster Fuller's 1928 Ideas & Integrities

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

6 Star and Beyond-the Essence of Fuller, the Future of Humanity I did not truly begin to understand the breadth and depth of Buckminster Fuller's thi...

Scarcity: The Fountain of Innovation

Gregory Unruh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Gregory Unruh

Monday morning Tianjin, China and it's the first session of the World Economic Forum's "Summer Davos 2010" event. Ironically, after a filling breakfas...