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From the Underside of a Car

From the Underside of a Car

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Tony runs a community oil change service. Four Saturdays per year widows, single moms, and wives of deployed soldiers from the local area can come to the church parking lot to have their oil changed and their cars checked out by Tony's crew of about 50 volunteers. …

A Four-Part Course on Sustainable Globalization

A Four-Part Course on Sustainable Globalization

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Announcing a new course on: global progress toward the MDGs, the growth in social enterprises, how to become a B-Corp, how companies are developing targeted products for BOP consumers, how to engage in fair trade, and how trends in impact investing are changing our world.…

Bali: Travel on the Island

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Beyond the obvious white knuckle effect of the driving experience on Bali, there are also some very grim statistics about the road carnage from their poor transportation infrastructure. Here is a short video with some recommendations.

Moonlight on the Mudflats

Moonlight on the Mudflats

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Two wonderful examples of ecotourism exist within a short drive of Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysia. Both are working in cooperation with the Great Orangutan Project to try to preserve and protect this endangered species from habitat destruction, poaching, and the black market trade in wildlife. …

Forces of Good Arising

Forces of Good Arising

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The forces of good are arising. With the sustained effort of the U.S. military and NATO and the combined efforts of several Western powers and our allies we have begun to chip away at the source of manifestation of evil in the world.…

Generation D

Generation D

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As an American that has grown up with the privileges and responsibilities of free speech and freedom of the press and the right to worship, I can only hope that the dreams of the new Digital Generation are, one day, fulfilled. I hope that their efforts are not thwarted…

The Junk Science Test

The Junk Science Test

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Susan Jacoby argues that there is a plethora of "junk thought" in our Age of American Unreason. I take that a step further and describe how this is leading to junk science. …

Radiation Exposure Primer

Radiation Exposure Primer

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Since the earthquake, Tsunami, and nuclear disaster in Japan there has been a lot of information floating around the Internet; some of it not very accurate. Although there is still very little information about the specific types of ionizing radiation coming from the Fukushima nuclear complex, there are some informed…

Report on Life in Sendai, Japan

Report on Life in Sendai, Japan

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Somehow at this time I realize from direct experience that there is indeed an enormous Cosmic evolutionary step that is occurring all over the world right at this moment. And somehow as I experience the events happening now in Japan, I can feel my heart opening very wide. My brother…

Online Tool for Gauging Sustainability in Corporate Operations

Online Tool for Gauging Sustainability in Corporate Operations

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The intersection of cloud-computing technology with sustainable development compliance is an idea whose time has come. This is a short description of a new web-based tool for GRI and AA1000 reporting. I also show how it applies to social business and products for the BOP. …