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...
(This article by Jim Harris appeared in Backbone Magazine on June 21, 2012) Jim Harris is a #1 international bestselling author who speaks at conferences and seminars on leadership, change and technology. You can follow him on twitter @JimHarris. Jim is out...
"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...
The Story of Change We at Boomerwarrior.org have  partnered with The Story of Stuff to help distribute The Story of Change which is a short movie about stepping out of our consumer mindset and into full power as citizens to...
I'm pleased to feature Jim Harris' Ideacity talk  during which he shares facts about sustainability that may come as a surprise. He points out that being green can be quite profitable and is good for both the bottom line and the environment. If...
Years from now we will be looking back at the failure of Rio+20 as The Great Abdication. This phrase was coined by from Paul Krugman’s (OP-ED columnist, NYT). He uses the phrase to describe the world economy and the dangers...
This article is one of an eleven part series on Shifting Society's Goals.  The human presence has grown to where we are stretching planetary limits.  It is time to find an equitable way to build physical maturity into our societies...
Prince Charles I am quite impressed with the stance taken by Prince Charles on the 'critical issues of the day' in a video address about the Rio+20 world summit starting this week. He says that we cannot continue to ignore...
Twenty years have gone by since the first Rio Earth Summit. Not much progress has been made to address the global issues discussed in 1992. The pace of destruction is increasing and little progress is evident on previously agreed-to...