Illustration by Victor Juhasz for National Observer I was born in 1947, part of the first wave of post-war baby boomers. The Prime Minister of Canada at the time was William Lyon MacKenzie. There have been another twelve Prime Ministers since then...
This article is republished with the permission of Desmond Berghober of grandparentsforthefuture (Editor ~ RMontpellier). Introduction I write from a heart filled with love for my grandchildren.  With every word I see their eager young faces at play, asleep, or cheerfully engaged...
In this post Desmond Berghofer describes our preoccupation with perpetual economic growth at the expense of our environment. He compares the concepts of economic mind and eco-mind. While it is true that capitalism and globalization have brought immense value...
In this post, Desmond Berghofer deals with what the next four decades might be like for our grandchildren. His writing on “the moral dimension of economics” paints a “disquieting picture of where current economic thinking and practice are taking...
But at my back I always hear Time's winged chariot hurrying near; And yonder all before us lie Deserts of vast eternity. (Andrew Marvell, To His Coy Mistress) As I look into the distance, deeply absorbed in my endless search for meaning, I leave...
I'm pleased to welcome Michael Murphy as a new Blogger on BoomerWarrior. Michael is an advocate for Economic and Environmental Sustainability. At IBI Watch, Michael says "that my favorite issues live where science meets policy." (Editor for BoomerWarrior) Recently in Beijing, it’s...
Jim Harris is in Davos at the World Economic Forum for the launch of Corporate Knights' Global 100. For more information, see http://www.global100.org/. You can follow his live tweeting from Davos at @JimHarris. (This article has been previously posted at HuffPost Business...
I know we've heard enough already about the "Fiscal Cliff." But the following video is entertaining and a welcomed relief from the serious business of dealing with cliffs. Steve Murray and Grant Ellis (Financial Post) argue that there may be...
This is the eleventh blog and final blog for 2012 in a weekly series on how sustainability can save business. It appeared on Tuesdays, and will commence again in 2013. Our first blog, How Sustainability Can Save Business, reframes the common...
This is the tenth blog in a  series on how sustainability can save business. Co-authored by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris, Consultants and Bloggers (Editor). Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) and Chief Operating Officers (COOs) are increasingly accountable for sustainability. A...