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October 10, 2018

6 Pounds, 12 Ounces and 26.2 Miles

For those of you from more advanced countries with the metric system, the title to this post is “3.1 Kilograms and 42.2 Kilometers.” On Sunday, October […]
September 25, 2018

The Doughnut that Could Save the World

A review of the book Doughnut Economics by Kate Raworth Every day the news provides us with more examples of how we as humans continue to fail our […]
August 16, 2018

Emmanuel Faber

“Without Social Justice,
There Is No Future
for the Economy”

While searching for something else on the internet I came across this moving speech that Emmanuel Faber, CEO of Danone Yogurt, gave to his alma mater, […]
July 18, 2018

Voices 4 RESULTS

Too Much Noise to Be Heard? In this current political environment, not only in the US but in many other countries as well, it is easy […]
July 12, 2018

Can Rotary Help End Poverty
the Same Way it Has Helped to End Polio?

 Last month, following the Rotary International Convention that brought 25,000 Rotarians to Toronto, about 100 of us met together to attempt to answer some audacious questions.  […]
July 5, 2018

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Reflections from the Fourth of July “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator […]
June 26, 2018


A Discussion Based on My Review of The Half Has Never Been Told Over the last two weeks on LinkedIn we’ve had a discussion based on the […]
June 12, 2018
Dollar bill

What Financial Service Providers
Can Learn from Payday Lenders

A Review of The Unbanking of America by Lisa Servon It takes courage to develop financial products for those who live on the margins, people whose low […]
May 23, 2018

When Markets Overwhelm Morals:
Lessons from Two Hundred Years of Slavery

A review of The Half Has Never Been Told by Edward Baptist[/three_fourth] How Could They? How could one human being own another and think it was […]