Sustain

Project Wadi Attir: Sustainable Desert Community in the Negev Desert in Israel

The groundbreaking ceremony, attended by many dignitaries of the Bedouin community, government donors, and…

Cornerstone Laying Ceremony for Project Wadi Attir

It will be seen as a significant achievement that so may diverse groups in Israel–…

Development
The World As It Is

The World As It Is

Over the past year I have had a chance to see the spread of culture…

The Development Continuum in Jordan

The Development Continuum in Jordan

Jordan is a progressive forward-looking country and a beacon of light in the Middle East.…

Optimistically Speaking– The Straight Story

Tinderbox in Burma (Myanmar)

Building Stupas in the Sand

Governance

Why does a person need an AR15 Anyway?

The need to own a gun, versus the desire to own a gun are two…

Fiscal Cliff or Fiscal Stoop?

A big fear factor for investors is the threat that the market will suffer a…

Common Good and the Crisis of Globalization

Common Good and the Crisis of Globalization

Universal aspirations for freedom and dignity are having a new moment right now. From the…

The Search for Thoth

Four Years Too Late

Gettysburg Address On Jobs

Business

When accountability collides with the vagaries of change

To what extent do we factor in the critical element of change when we commit…

By the Law of Averages: It’s OK to be Average Sometimes!

By the Law of Averages: It’s OK to be Average Sometimes!

When competitiveness turns into a brutal force that decimates competition instead of overtaking it; when…

And thou shall not enter…

The willingness to step off the spotlight and let others step into it to grow…

Can We Manage Portfolio Talent?

My Attitude, My Accountability

Time to Redefine Employee Loyalty

Globalization Generation D

Generation D

As an American that has grown up with the privileges and responsibilities of free speech…

ISE Proposal for Financial Market Reform

Importance of Free Trade to the US

The Hourglass of Our Life

Economic Policy
Global Financial Reform & Trade Rules: The Need for Reconciliation

Global Financial Reform & Trade Rules: The Need for Reconciliation

A high-level task force has shown that there are a number of incompatibilities between the ability to regulate cross-border finance…

A Road to Prosperity: Part III

A Road to Prosperity: Part III

Lehrman lays out 5 steps for moving to a gold-based monetary system. Not easy, but necessary. …

A Road To Prosperity: Part II

A Road To Prosperity: Part II

Today inflation of the general price level (or CPI) proceeds gradually in the United States because of unemployed…

A Road to Prosperity: Part I

A Road to Prosperity: Part I

A gold monetary unit—for a good or service is a transparent, proportional, equitable exchange, grounded by real costs…

Fight the Fiat

Fight the Fiat

American economic reconstruction, grounded by the true gold standard, would lead to a resurgence of rapid growth, empowered…

The Chinese Everyman: Macroeconomics & Waistlines

The Chinese Everyman: Macroeconomics & Waistlines

In the U.S. we see the results of consumerism as a lifestyle: the break-down of family structures, the…

Flickr Photo Stream

Science

Radiation Exposure Primer

Since the earthquake, Tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan there has been a lot of…

Innumeracy And Economic Policy

Author provides multiple examples of general innumeracy. Innumeracy is defined as a person's inability…

Books

Wine Wars Book Review

It is a never ending frustration that critics assume that globalization is a major factor in…

Human Rights
Common Good and the Crisis of Globalization

Common Good and the Crisis of Globalization

Universal aspirations for freedom and dignity are having a new moment right now. From the Arab…

Globalization
Generation D

Generation D

As an American that has grown up with the privileges and responsibilities of free speech and…

Environment
Free Trade or Fair Trade: That is the question

Free Trade or Fair Trade: That is the question

Two important contributions to the discussion of free and fair trade and the nexus of trade…