Archive for March, 2019

The Limits To Growth showed the consequences of unchecked growth on a finite planet in 1972. Lead author Donella Meadows continued her big picture environmental & social analysis for the rest of her life, and I find her “Twelve Leverage Points to Intervene in a System” a very handy map to help understanding things from […]

Why Walking Helps Us Think, by Ferris Jabr, starts with noticing the way authors use walks in their writing (and to stimulate their writing), then reports on the first scientific studies which ‘directly measure the way walking changes creativity in the moment.’ They got the idea for the studies while on a walk. “My doctoral […]

So, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1 pretty much on party lines today. This is a huge bill with many sections on different aspects of election reform (campaign finance reform, election rules, etc). This is the Democrats putting themselves on the record for what they might look to pass if/when they gain control […]