Archives for March 2013

Bay Area Should Model Itself After City-States Hong Kong and Singapore, Futurist Said

SAN JOSE, Calif. — “The Bay area is a city-state, and we should act like one,” said Paul Saf­fo, a tech­nol­o­gy futur­ist who explores and pre­dicts long term change. “We need to think like a region, not a mere col­lec­tion of cities.” Saf­fo, man­ag­ing direc­tor of fore­sight at Dis­cern Ana­lyt­ics, said it was time for […]

Natural Capital Accounting

Nat­ur­al Cap­i­tal Account­ing is a glob­al effort to reshape account­ing prac­tices, eval­u­at­ing busi­ness on a Triple E analy­sis — Envi­ron­ment [nature before man], Equi­ty [new social sys­tem and legal prin­ci­ples] and Econ­o­my [as in fas­cist con­trol]. The pur­pose of this new sys­tem is to assign val­ues to nature and resources and advance the cre­ation of […]

Managing Human Wildlife

The Nation­al Wildlife Fed­er­a­tion regards human beings as just anoth­er form of wildlife to be man­aged. A year ago this month, the US Nation­al Wildlife Fed­er­a­tion pub­lished a curi­ous, 60-page doc­u­ment titled The Psy­cho­log­i­cal Effects of Glob­al Warm­ing, And why the U.S. Men­tal Health Care Sys­tem is not Ade­quate­ly Pre­pared. Yes, that’s right. Wildlife activists […]

Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP)

Watch out for facil­i­ta­tor tac­tics, such as the Del­phi Tech­nique and Neu­ro Lin­guis­tic Pro­gram­ming (NLP). This arti­cle gives a good descrip­tion of NLP.

Study Predicts Costs of Federal Grants to North Dakotans

Press Release:  Study Pre­dicts Costs of Fed­er­al Grants to North Dakotans Bis­mar­ck, N.D. — The North Dako­ta Pol­i­cy Coun­cil has released a study which pre­dicts that North Dakotans can expect their state tax­es to increase between $0.221 and $0.274 for each $1 of fed­er­al grants that is accept­ed.

Obama’s Green Money Scheme Exposed: Part Two

Sum­ma­ry: If you and your neigh­bors do not know about the threat from with­in to your home­towns, then you can­not com­bat it. Pres­i­dent Barack Oba­ma has nom­i­nat­ed Gina McCarthy to become the new head of the Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency. In 2010, McCarthy report­ed­ly vowed “not to sit around and wait for con­gres­sion­al action” when impos­ing […]

Climate Change Science Poised to Enter Nation’s Classrooms

New stan­dards rec­om­mend teach­ing man-made glob­al warm­ing in all sci­ence class­es. Some text­book pub­lish­ers to incor­po­rate cur­ricu­lum imme­di­ate­ly. [The Next Gen­er­a­tion Sci­ence Stan­dards, writ­ten with 26 states and set to be released this month, rec­om­mend teach­ing the sci­en­tif­ic con­sen­sus of human-caused cli­mate change in all sci­ence class­es. The nation’s largest edu­ca­tion pub­lish­ers are already study­ing […]