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Answering the Kennedys’ Call to Promote Greater World Peace & Freedom

Introduction I was one of 88,000 wide-eyed, mostly white, middle class students that came to hear President John Kennedy speak on March 23, 1962 in Berkeley, California to commemorate the 94th anniversary of the University of California’s founding. We wanted … Continue reading

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The Art of Negotiation

Financial FAQs This column comes from a chapter in my forthcoming book, Answering the Kennedys Call to Promote World Peace and Freedom, a history of public service and community building by my own and more recent generations. This chapter documents … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Capitalism (Revised)?

Financial FAQs Winston Churchill once said, “No one pretends that democracy is perfect or all-wise. Indeed, it has been said that democracy is the worst form of government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to … Continue reading

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ANSWERING the KENNEDYS CALL: Birth of a “Livable” City

It is extremely difficult to form a new city in California, or any other US State for that matter. The studies required to justify taking jurisdiction away from a county government really means taking it away from what is in … Continue reading

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ANSWERING the KENNEDYS CALL FOR PEACE

The Rebuilding of Local Communities! Where does the rebuilding of local communities that creates a sense of healthy community itself really happen? At the local level, whether it be in neighborhoods, towns, or cities. It is everywhere residents find a … Continue reading

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Will 2019 Be Year U.S. Begins to Reunite?

Popular Economics Weekly vox.com Wonder of wonders, is New York Times conservative columnist David Brooks becoming a neo-Keynesian, New Deal economist? This is the term coined for those younger economists, such as Nobel economists Paul Krugman, Joe Stiglitz and George … Continue reading

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Our Loneliest Generation?

Answering the Kennedys Call theatlantic.com Much of my forthcoming book, Answering the Kennedys Call; Solutions in Public Service and Community-Building for the Future documents how we can rebuild the broken communities and sense of isolation that is afflicting so many … Continue reading

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