Category Archives: Blog: Currents & Futures

Revelations from a Mexican Lizard…

Greetings; In mid-July, I returned to the city of Merida, in the Yucatan area of Mexico, for the purpose of finishing my latest book. It didn’t get finished. Needless to say, I was pretty bummed out about that.  But, as … Continue reading

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Shariff on “The Politics of Love & Justice”

Listen to Shariff’s interview on “The Politics of Love & Justice”. Continue reading

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Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne Coming to Portland

Dr. Vinya Ariyaratne of Sarvodaya Shramadana, Sri Lanka. Continue reading

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Beyond Activism: Your Five Pathways for a Transformed World

Traditional ways of activism are yielding decreasing returns. Yet the need to “do something” has never been greater… Continue reading

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20+14 Jokes for the New Year. And…

Finally, I was searching for a person who didn’t appear completely hassled and pissed off. And I failed… Continue reading

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“American Revolutionary” Grace Lee Boggs

I don’t have many living teachers… one of them is my friend Grace Lee Boggs of Detroit. Continue reading

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Observations: Where We Are, and Where We Need to Be.

We need a comprehensive world-view, a new way of perceiving and acting in the world. We need it, but we don’t have it — and are not doing much work to develop one… Continue reading

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The Commonway World-View: A Relational Society

THE RELATIONAL WORLD VIEW “The world” is about to come to an end.  For many, that end process has already started. For tens of millions (perhaps billions) of humans, this will mean unimaginable death and suffering, on a scale never … Continue reading

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“What’s in a Name”? My Name Amendment

I’m not really “changing” my name… this is more like an “amendment”… which may have some energy significance in my life. You can read about it here… Continue reading

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Ordinary Ecstasy

We generally associate the term “ecstasy” with peak experiences – usually religious or sexual. That would be a mistake… Continue reading

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