........when you consider that we live in a gigantic house-of-cards world, threatening to collapse..... don't we need more intelligence, not less?
Rescuing the Future | Jon Stewart and David Petraeus and the future of the world
.......You know, if Jon Stewart ran for president in 2024, and if I was an American citizen, I would......
Rescuing the Future | mid-term elections in the USA | is there reason to hope?
Can it really be that Americans are ready to move away from the democracy that created their country? Are they really going to go down that dark road?
Rescuing the Future | Politics and Social Democracy | Tony Judt’s last warning to us
The only thing worse than too much government is too little ...........
Rescuing the Future | Russia vs Ukraine | How Putin’s War will Change the World
Attempting to forecast the Russian economy right now is a bit like taking a snapshot of an egg thrown out a window.
Rescuing ourselves, or trying to | Canada votes
So today is Canada's election, and like most elections now, all eyes are on Left vs Right. In this country, the centre-left Liberal party has been in power for approx 6 years, but, since 2019, only with a minority government, so they have depended on smaller parties to back them up. Apparently our prime minister, … Continue reading Rescuing ourselves, or trying to | Canada votes
Rescuing the future and the past | Hurricane Ida’s flooding of New York City this week | Saving the city in the year 2278
This week I was reading again about the assault of Hurricane Ida on New York City, this time about how the water overwhelmed the New York subway system. I couldn't help remembering that in my novel Skol, a critical part of my character Simon's long odyssey on wilderness Earth in the year 2278 includes a … Continue reading Rescuing the future and the past | Hurricane Ida’s flooding of New York City this week | Saving the city in the year 2278
Rescuing the Future | Afghanistan, January 6, Haiti, Global Warming, etc | the need for World Government to save us from ourselves
Listening to the accounts this week of the catastrophic collapse of the Afghan government, and realizing that this is happening only months after the unprecedented assault on the US capital, and with the announcement that 2021 is now on track to be the hottest year in recorded history, I couldn't help wondering whether people fully … Continue reading Rescuing the Future | Afghanistan, January 6, Haiti, Global Warming, etc | the need for World Government to save us from ourselves
Rescuing the Future | January 6 | Has the West lost it?
Now I think I know what it is I want to say about Jan 6. Like most people watching that violent, hysterical, deluded invasion of the US Congress, that attempt to overthrow an election through violence - with 99% of the participants white, many of the outnumbered Capital police Afro-Americans - at first I was … Continue reading Rescuing the Future | January 6 | Has the West lost it?