Governance

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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 […]

Transforming Power: Impact, Partnership and the Tao of Wholesome Power

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“The world we live in is a whole and so, of course, are we—individually and collectively. So are every environment and situation we face. When we act as if we and they are separate from each other, wholeness creates ‘side effects’ that can be undesirable and ultimately catastrophic. On the other hand, when our exercise of power is in harmony with the reality of wholeness, wholeness evolves in harmony with us, including and supporting us. This conscious participation in co-created power of, by, and for the whole—this wholesome power—is key to creating the kind of lives and societies that are an ongoing delight to belong in.”

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."