A friend recently shared, “As We Live Longer, How Should Life Change? There Is a Blueprint.” The article investigates how we will have to reimagine education, careers, cities, and life transitions for lives that span a century (or more). I’d like to consider just one issue that arises in the article—the fact that the population in the USA is aging and its birthrate continues to decline. Continue reading Why The USA Desperately Needs Immigrants
I would like to refer my readers to E.J. Dionne’s Washington Post oped today,
“A make-or-break moment for our democracy.” Dionne has long been considered one of the few bipartisan sages and honest men in Washington.
My previous post alerted my readers to many essays pointing to the possible forthcoming political crises that may result in a one-party fascist rule. Here now are my own feelings about the destruction of the country. Continue reading Feelings about the Future of America
If you read one short article about the state of contemporary America it should be George Packer’s “We Are Living in a Failed State: The coronavirus didn’t break America. It revealed what was already broken” in The Atlantic. The essay captures our attention in its very first paragraphs.
When the virus came here, it found a country with serious underlying conditions, and it exploited them ruthlessly. Continue reading George Packer “We Are Living in a Failed State”
I had the pleasure of pre-publication access to David Wood’s recent book Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap to a Comprehensively Better Future. Wood is chair of London Futurists and on the Humanity+ board of directors. Here is my blurb on the book’s back cover: Continue reading Review of David Wood’s “Transcending Politics: A Technoprogressive Roadmap to a Comprehensively Better Future”