A brief creative update: democracy.org for now is on a much slower track than we initially planned in the spring of 2017, and as of now, I’m thinking it’s best to conceive of it as a 5-to-15-year project to bring democratic values, technical innovation, media tools, and governmental supports into alignment for a more fully […]Read more "Broader horizons"
President Obama, Forgive me if this letter occurs as even a little impertinent, but I have some things to say on the real, on a level beyond status or office or politeness. So if you’ll indulge me, I’m just going to say this to you straight, and personal, like Joe might over lunch. Or I […]Read more "8 Years And A Day: An Open Letter to President Obama"
I was gifted the domain Democracy.org last year to hold space and catalyze movement in the direction of democratic technological tools, global community, and principled media that invites a wider conversation into being and movement into action — reuniting the ancient premise of democracy with the post-modern possibility of technology-driven social transformation, for the global good. […]Read more "Exploring the possibility of Democracy.org"
Why I #FeelTheBern A blog post of approximately 3500 words & 10 photos republished on the Daily Kos: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2016/02/11/1483171/-An-Open-Love-Letter-to-America-Why-I-FeelTheBern Also, a new coinage: NEROING (links to FaceBook)Read more "An Open Love Letter to America"
A number of recent news bits like this post on Vox and this video, have pointed to the fact that the Democrats got 20 million more votes for Senate than Republicans in the 2014 midterm elections, yet are down in representation 46 to 54. Though the number itself is a bit miselading, still there is a lot […]Read more "Why Progressives Aren’t Winning Rural Voters"
A poem about anger, sorrow, healing and redemption.Read more "The Temple Closure"
So there was a recently a spurious patent issued for shooting video of a yoga asana class from a particular angle. From my view, this is the inevitable result of “yoga” not being about … well, yoga. Fortunately, there can never be a patent on the inner state of awakening that makes one lead a […]Read more "On the YogaGlo video patent"