What We Can Learn from Trees

An established forest, rather than being an arena for individual self-interest and unbridled competition, is in fact a highly cooperative community.

What the Republican Tax Package Means

The deep social stresses that led to the election of Donald Trump will only get worse as the new tax law benefits the rich at the expense of the poor and the middle-class, and future generations.

“The Enemy Within”

Democracy only exists if the “will of the people” can be effectively exercised – if the elected “representatives” are compelled to abide by the laws, represent the citizenry and, ultimately, serve the common good.

What’s Your Fairness Quotient?

Among our many individual differences, we also vary in our sense of fairness toward others.  Here’s an informal quiz about some everyday fairness issues.