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A Referendum on Congressional Dysfunction

Yesterday, November 4th we saw a shift back to a Republican majority in the Senate in our politically polarized nation. But in my opinion, this event should be viewed more as “a referendum on incumbent politicians by voters disgusted with the dysfunction on Capital Hill,” than a signal that the nation has moved more to the right. […]

Big Money’s Grip on Elections

Vermont’s Independent Senator Bernie Sanders was interviewed by Bill Moyers on October 31, 2014, decrying big money’s grip on elections. Today is the day to vote in mid-term elections and on State and local issues and Redding Council. But, if you are reading this blog post, you already undoubtedly know this. Unfortunately, too many citizens […]

Bioneers Summit 2014

Bioneers is gearing up to make their 25th anniversary conference unforgettable. Join them in San Rafael, CA, October 17-19, 2014 to: Get inspired by visionary bioneers like Naomi Klein, Paul Stamets, John Warner, Eve Ensler, Clatyon Thomas-Muller, Severine vT Fleming and many more. Make personal and professional connections that will…

Nation of Change

Nation of Change

“Progressive Journalism for Positive Action” is the byline of non-profit NationofChange. The mission of NationofChange is “to help people create a more compassionate, responsible, and value-driven world, powered by communities that focus on positive solutions to social and economic problems.” They “strive to accomplish this mission through unbiased, independent journalism…

Two Views of The Great Society

Two Views of The Great Society

It’s been 50 years since President Lyndon B. Johnson promoted the Great Society. Some think we have come a long way since the 1960’s; some think we still have a long way to go to achieve those goals; others think America has moved in the wrong direction. Are we still…