July 2009

Peter G. Brown: Building a Whole Earth Economy

Wed, Jul 8 2009 - 6:00pm

Economics Without Ecocide: Building a Whole Earth Economy

Peter G. Brown, Professor, McGill University School of Environment; Co-author, Right Relationship

The economy is damaged and needs fixing. But Brown argues that we’re not asking the right questions to clarify what a healthy economy really is. Starting from first principles, he exposes antiquated and perhaps dangerous assumptions that underlie current answers to basic economic questions and analyzes shortcomings of many reform efforts. Read more »

Craig Nathanson: Don't Just Retire and Die

Mon, Jul 6 2009 - 5:15pm

Don’t Just Retire and Die

Craig Nathanson, Vocational Coach; Author

Nathanson has never understood the concept of investing for the future when the present isn’t providing a joyful and fulfilling life. Unfortunately, the notion of working at just a job after 40 is still the conventional wisdom we hear every day. In this program, Nathanson teaches us why no one over 40 should have just a job, how to wake up and live an authentic life and how to make a contribution to what is most important to you. Read more »

Jane Mayer: The Dark Side

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Wed, Jul 1 2009 - 6:00pm

The Dark Side: National Security and the Endangerment of the Constitution

Jane Mayer, Staff Writer, The New Yorker; Author, The Dark Side

Mayer takes a closer look at the ways she says Bush administration policies chipped away our nation’s core principles, and addresses whether the Obama administration is on the same path or undoing the damage. Read more »