A Note of Gratitude

    As many of you know, the pandemic partly inspired me to take a sabbatical to write a book. There were many events over the pandemic years that one could feel hopeless about—the toll of the disease, our country’s continuing legacy of racism, political polarization, school shootings, climate change, student and household debt, the… Continue reading A Note of Gratitude

Environmental Actions and “American Values”

Over the past couple years, I have read through various books and papers to form my working ideas on community-led universal basic services and to create material for this site. These materials have covered topics ranging from degrowth to doughnut economics to community farming and so forth. While I have found much of this literature… Continue reading Environmental Actions and “American Values”

Towards Community Motive

The pandemic inspired the creation of this website. Specifically, what the pandemic highlighted about life in the United States inspired this website. The problems mentioned below have deep roots going back many years. But, for many of us, the pandemic brought these problems into clearer focus and amplified their urgency.   Inspirations   I. Basic Needs… Continue reading Towards Community Motive