BoomerWarrior will be featuring weekly columns published by Tyler Elm and Jim Harris on how sustainability as strategy cuts cost, raises revenue and mitigates risk for business. (previously posted in HuffPost on 09.18.2012) Ever since Rachel Carson's groundbreaking Silent Spring was published in 1962,...
The term ‘Hunger Wars’ appeared in an article written by Michael Klare    (Author of The Race for What’s Left) no doubt inspired by the wildly successful novel, The Hunger Games, which depicts a post-apocalyptic future in an impoverished North...
If Winston Churchill were around today, he would point out that we have now entered a ‘period of consequences’ (a term coined by Churchill in 1939 about the ominous signs of an imminent war). Only today, the war is against...
I've been quite disappointed in Obama's performance on the environment, the climate change crisis and renewable energy. But when comparing Romney's energy plan with Obama's accomplishments, there really is no contest.   In his second term, Obama may be less  hindered...
Editorial Comment: In this article, Mike Nickerson makes the point that of the three Rs,  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle, only the recycling has really been successful.  Reduce and Reuse run against the economic expansion template adopted by Western civilization...
Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. The phrase "Common Sense Revolution" has been used as a political slogan to describe 'common sense conservative' platforms in...
"Humankind is faced with an historic challenge. Collectively, we have grown to where we are stretching the limits of our planet, yet society's goal is more growth. Now that continued expansion is causing our biggest problems, we need a...
For some, 'warrior' conjures up images of aggression, violence and brutality. A female friend of mine (Carole, also a Baby Boomer) dislikes the term 'warrior'. “It’s too much a male artifact” she claims. My wife, on the other hand,...
When I retired 9 years ago at the age of 55, I had no expectations about retirement other than that it would be nice to not have the daily pressures of a high-stress job. I was the chief financial...
The Ottawa protest was well attended by 500-600 people according to RCMP officials I spoke with. Although the focus was on the construction of the Keystone pipeline, many who attended were also protesting the Harper government’s laughable performance on...