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What's Next? (Pt. 2)

Peter Neill | Posted 06.16.2016 | Green
Peter Neill

If unregulated capitalism has failed us in the context of sustainability of natural resources and community health, are their other financial systems that might enable us to reformulate value and reward new behavior with more employment, responsible return, equity and justice?

HBO Going Bottom-Up -- That's a Good Thing For HBO and the Future of Media

Rob Kall | Posted 05.05.2015 | Entertainment
Rob Kall

The future of television is going to be bottom-up, meaning people will be able to pick and choose which channels and networks they subscribe to and support, without lengthy contracts, with very flexible hardware options, cutting out the cable middlemen.

More vs Enough -- Time to Re-Set Our Cultural Values

Rob Kall | Posted 11.09.2014 | Impact
Rob Kall

This article explores what I think has become just about a mental illness -- the desire for "more" and the corollary "bigger." This is a disorder that...

Co-creating Our 'Unprestatable' World

Stuart Kauffman | Posted 03.09.2013 | Science
Stuart Kauffman

In all these spheres of human life, we co-create ever new adjacent possibilities, new opportunities, and typically cannot prestate them. Life is not a calculable optimization problem.

Top-Down Blowback; The GOP Discovers That the Grassroots Bites Back

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Limbaugh, Beck and Palin tap the energy and emotions of the masses and flame their biases and bigotry. The web and the media have changed the rules. The grassroots are connected like never before.

Obama's Most Progressive Act Yet; Solidarity With the Chicago Factory Worker Sit-in

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

It seems to me these heroic folks protesting at the factory may have, perhaps without realizing it, fired the first shot, like the shot heard round the world -- one that will get the congress to listen.