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Articles by: Jeff Berg

Our No Trump Contract

Our No Trump Contract

At this critical moment in human history it is important to recognize that Trump is in charge of very little. Every President struggles to overcome the basic inertia of large systems, entrenched bureaucracies, and a media and media owners with their own ideas on policy. Even when a President is intelligent and engaged with the information there are severe limits[Read More…]

The U.S. Is Indispensable To Carbon Reduction

The U.S. Is Indispensable To Carbon Reduction

There is a screaming need for us to properly account for the things that come from the bounty of nature. If ever there was something that was not developed privately and belongs to us all publicly that thing is nature. And yet business is taking an extremely costly free ride at our collective expense by failing to account for and[Read More…]

Ending The Era of ‘Corporation Uber Alles’

Ending The Era of ‘Corporation Uber Alles’

Corporations today are run as if their employees are members of a military at war. Obedience to hierarchy is prized above every other consideration. Loyalty to the corporation comes before loyalty to the laws of the country. Like the ‘thin blue line’ employees are expected to never go outside the chain of command no matter how illegal or dangerous is[Read More…]

‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges

‘On Contact’ With Chris Hedges

Like many of us I find it impossible to look away from what is going on South of our border. Every day it seems we are greeted with another insult to reality. Another blow to our sciences and our humanity. Kill the EPA. Defund NASA. Can ‘Meal on Wheels’ to seniors. More tax cuts for the few and less healthcare[Read More…]

It’s Not Complicated

It’s Not Complicated

A great many find it hard to understand why we are doing so little to address the issue of climate change. They find it equally difficult to understand the size and reach of the ‘denial’ movement. Which brings me to the title of this piece. It’s not complicated. First off it is obvious on its face that market forces cannot[Read More…]