Governance

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Dynamic Governance

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The 21st century is witnessing hundreds of millions of people caught up in cascading systemic transformation. Global society has crossed a threshold. We’ve entered the time of the Great Transition—a time when we hospice outworn ways of living that no longer serve us and the Earth, and give birth to an emergent, more compassionate, and resilient future.

America’s Dirtiest Secret: How to Take Your Power Back

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I’ve got a dirty secret that almost nobody in America knows. You see, Americans have this very popular notion that […]

Polarized America. Polarized Self: A Call for Collaboration

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I live in a polarized body. My very being is compromised by competing characteristics. Mexican-American heritage–bilingual, bicultural. College-educated millennial on […]

Finding Political Understanding with a Single Question

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Disruption. Innovation. Disruptive innovation. These oft-cited drivers of sustained and meaningful change will not lead Americans to a better democracy. […]

Millennials and the Shifting Political Climate: A Chance for Libertarianism to Emerge

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The 2016 presidential election has been a disaster for young people. Between the dishonest pandering of Hillary Clinton and the […]

Can We Harness Conflict?

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Notice that the question in the title is not can we ‘end’ conflict, or even ‘manage’ or ‘contain’ it. These […]

Mystical Anarchism: A Journey to the Borderlands of Freedom

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On Beginnings They say it takes a certain type of personality to be a radical. Questioning of the status quo, […]

My Experience Running a Spiritually-Based Political Campaign

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Politics and Spirituality Come Together I was a candidate for the presidency of Chile. Was it a dream or a […]

Emerge! The Rise of Functional Democracy and the Future of the Middle East

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Introduction Why have democracy and the one person, one-vote system become so dysfunctional? How can an electoral process based on […]

Guardians of Future Generations

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"I dreamed that I was standing next to a young tree. It was the Tree of Life. One branche was dead. The tree was dying from the changing climate. I was charged with keeping it alive for future generations."