Education, Pollution, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Deposit Trash Here

What would happen if every design school brought JUNK BATTLE! to the classroom? Onto their campuses? Imagine students, primed for learning and eager to get their hands dirty, getting a first-hand look at their footprint on the world.

Ecological Civilization, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Storytelling for an Ecological Civilization

As storytellers who hold the power of global media dissemination, we have an opportunity to contribute to and change the conversation around a host of issues, including immigration, the environment, gender and racial justice, and so many others.

Economics, Reimagining and Reinventing Economies, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Banking on Fairness Is a Risky Business

In part five of our series on public banking, S. L. Mintz considers several public financing models. “But before embracing public banks’ promise of low cost funding, advancement of local priorities and welcome returns on investment,” he says, “informed taxpayers should weigh risks that can derail good intentions.”

Reimagining and Reinventing Economies, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Despite Bipartisan Support, Public Banking in Michigan Spurs Skepticism

This post, part four in the series on public banking, takes us to Michigan where a public banking bill has received bipartisan support, but one critic there has serious concerns.

Ecological Civilization, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought

Making Los Angeles the Resilient City by 2028

Pando Populus recently accepted and strengthened the idea of using the upcoming Los Angeles Olympics as an occasion to set high but not impossible goals for LA. With sincere backing from institutions and individuals I believe these goals could move LA a long way in the direction of becoming a model for an ecological civilization.

Reimagining and Reinventing Economies, Reimagining and Reinventing Societies and Social Thought, Society

Planting a Public Bank in the Garden State

Public banking is common sense says the former global co-head of investment management for Goldman Sachs, who put himself through Harvard and earned his MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.