Resilient and Resourceful Citizens – Eminent Change

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Emergence of a Newly Ordered World We’re a resilient and resourceful bunch here in a America, let alone brilliant and capable folks around the world much like the Cultural Creatives spoken of in the 1980s. We lost our heart [America] some time ago and have been functioning more like the muscle on the planet instead of the mind/heart leader we …

Future Architects – A Natural Wave of Change

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Environmental and Social Architects As planetary citizens and future architects we are facing a collective challenge, one that has far-reaching considerations and potentially able to shift existing systems to better serve the world. I’d like to address social architecture and our opportunity to ascend to a new order of living together in a connected world. Many fear-laden folks will shy …

Trust – A Deficit We Can Overcome

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Trust… Do we have it? Edleman’s is not a breakfast treat, although their data is quite substantial. It’s an organization that has been studying TRUST for over 20 years. Their latest report has some interesting data. You can download a full copy of the report here. The report seems to beg the question: How do we restore the trust? Do …

Considering Candidates of Conscience

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Candidates of Conscience In America we seem to have lost our way and are limited in our selection and consideration of candidates of conscience. Instead of a government that considers its citizenry more important than profit, our leadership has fallen prey to the very things we once hoped to avoid. Our education, health care and environmental state are dismal if …

Is Our System Capable of Change in the 21st Century?

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Garnering signatures for anything is tough to do these days. It’s been made easier with some processes now including electronic signature gathering for candidates. We all know how slow the government has been in including digital features for services of many kinds, let alone one so important as voting. Verifying individuals is getting easier, so perhaps there is hope. Is …

Appealing to Generations as an Independent Party

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How is the Independent Party positioned? First of all, we seek to make sense common. We want to appeal to generations, all of them. What do we mean by that? Sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity has kept us from learning how to work together toward common benefits, resources and services that make life sustainable for all of us. We seek …