Personal sovereignty depends on being able to know and navigate reality. You cannot be a free person, or make moral choices, or any kind of choice, if…
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Sustainable development is a conflict prevention and containment measure. Converging crises and proliferating scarcity and destabilization demand urgent…
The right to know is not negotiable. The human brain works best, and develops greater capability, when it takes in factual information it can use to…
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2020 brought devastation to societies around the world. This new year holds great promise to be a time of rebuilding and reinvention. We must, of…
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Just over three years ago, I published the short note “Income inequality puts everything we value at risk”. At that time, the shocking news was that…
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The US has suffered 16 mass shootings in 72 hours. Human freedom cannot coexist with rampant, everyday mass killing. Democracy requires a civic space…
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Two weeks ago, Senator Joe Manchin of West Virginia announced he would not join fellow Democrats in supporting major new spending to combat climate…
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Understanding of converging & compounding risks must shape the future of finance & decision-making
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Canada has achieved a major win for the protection of people and Nature against extreme climate impacts. On Thursday, Canada’s Supreme Court ruled by a…
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During a tour of European capitals, in an effort to bolster and maintain historic unity among NATO allies and the wider community of western…
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Last year, the United Nations Human Rights Council recognized the universal human right to a clean and healthy environment. This should not be shocking…
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Every successful venture in space is a hard won highly impressive technical achievement, but the James Webb Space Telescope and its successful…
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