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Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: White (elite) saviors fail most of the time

I am currently preparing a revision to my first book, The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  I decided to update it to capture some of the things I've learned since it was first published in 2013.  Look for the new and improved version later this year. The centerpiece of that … Continue reading Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: White (elite) saviors fail most of the time

Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Cultivate native economic species

I am currently preparing a revision to my first book, The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  I decided to update it to capture some of the things I've learned since it was first published in 2013.  Look for the new and improved version later this year. The centerpiece of that … Continue reading Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Cultivate native economic species

Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Human communities are human ecosystems. 

I am currently preparing a revision to my first book, The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  I decided to update it to capture some of the things I've learned since it was first published in 2013.  Look for the new and improved version later this year. The centerpiece of that … Continue reading Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Human communities are human ecosystems. 

Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: It’s not about buildings or spaces or economics. It’s about people.

I am currently preparing a revision to my first book, The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help.  I decided to update it to capture some of the things I've learned since it was first published in 2013.  Look for the new and improved version later this year. The centerpiece of that … Continue reading Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: It’s not about buildings or spaces or economics. It’s about people.

Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Fusion Economy vs. Industrial economy

I am currently preparing a revision to my first book, The Local Economy Revolution: What's Changed and How You Can Help. I decided to update it to capture some of the things I've learned since it was first published in 2013. Look for the new and improved version later this year. The centerpiece of that … Continue reading Wise Economy Manifesto 3.0: Fusion Economy vs. Industrial economy

Announcing Everybody Innovates Here: **Now Available!**

I'm delighted to announce the release of my latest book, Everybody Innovates Here: Accelerating Innovation and Entrepreneurship Across Your Entire Community.  Here's a taste of what it's about: We’ve seldom needed innovation as much as we do now, and we’ve never needed it to happen faster. We’re on the edge of a new era, and we have … Continue reading Announcing Everybody Innovates Here: **Now Available!**

We need a new model for public decision-making

Conservatives assert that government aid is inefficient because key decisions are made through a cumbersome bureaucracy .  Progressives assert that professionally - managed government programs are necessary to actually address the needs of the population.   Neither of these are right.  We need a new approach. We have pretty conclusive evidence from the last two … Continue reading We need a new model for public decision-making