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The Dangers of Distracted Driving – Cell Phone Use on the Road

If you spend much time on the road commuting for work or school or traveling for vacation, you have likely witnessed what many consider a growing safety hazard. A growing number of the drivers sharing today’s roads are guilty of “distracted driving”. Drivers that seem lost in deep conversation on their cell phones or even …

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Economic Democracy

Nearly all the countries of the world today have come under some sort of democratic structure. Liberal democracy has been established in such countries as the USA, Great Britain, France and Canada, while in the Soviet Union, China, Vietnam, and Eastern Europe socialist democracy is the dominant system. The plight of the people in liberal …

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What Does Pastor Rob Bell And Spirituality Have To Do With Sustainability?

I’ve been a volunteer Life Skills teacher at a homeless shelter in Denver for the past 10 years. My job was to help the students examine their beliefs to see how those beliefs directly affected their experiences and decision-making. If they could make that connection, they have a shot at changing the experiences from homelessness …

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Futility in Criminal Justice and Prison Reform

Many issues confront criminal justice and prison reformers, some of them relatively futile. Today, reform-minded people are appalled at the racial and wealth disparities at each juncture leading to the end result of incarceration. The fate of convicted felons is a New Jim Crow regime, a pariah class, wherein convicted felons and their families are …

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