Invitation: June Solstice Capra Course Alumni Gathering

“Peace cannot be kept by force; it can only be achieved by understanding.” ~ Albert Einstein “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ~ Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches   Reminder: June …

Goodbye “Mother” Hazel Henderson

  “Nature is still in charge. And sooner or later, finance, which is still completely blind, will wake up to this. I call the financial model ‘magical thinking.’” – Hazel Henderson This week the world lost one of the truly great humans of the last century, my dear friend Hazel Henderson, founder …

Perspectives: Abortion is not the Issue

Abortion is not the Issue The way to St. Helena By Rinaldo S. Brutoco The following Perspectives column was published in the May 12, 2022 (online and printed) edition of the Montecito Journal as well as on the World Business Academy website. Hard to believe though it is, the leaked draft opinion of Justice Samuel Alito is one of …

Perspectives: Guns and Butter

“More perennial wisdom from our esteemed colleague Rinaldo Brutoco!  Read on! ~Hazel, Henderson, Editor“   Guns and Butter Stagflation or Taxes By Rinaldo S. Brutoco The following Perspectives column was published in the May 5, 2022 (online and printed) edition of the Montecito Journal as well as on the World Business Academy website. A macroeconomic argument circulating …

Capitol Hill Citizen: spotlight on the Corporate Congress

CAPITOL HILL CITIZEN “Democracy Dies in Broad Daylight”   We are pleased to announce the inaugural pilot issue of the Capitol Hill Citizen, a print-only newspaper that shines a much-needed spotlight on the Corporate Congress. Why did we create the Capitol Hill Citizen? Because Congress is broken. It empowers giant corporations, …

Architecting Our Regenerative Future – May 4 Special Event

We hosted our inaugural Kinship Earth Connections online gathering on April 16th. Thanks to Stuart Valentine for inspiring us with a presentation on the primacy of consciousness for greening our economy. If you missed it, you can watch the video here. In the months ahead, we’re eager to share news and updates from our networks. For example, our …

The heat goes on

“Global systems expert Joel Makower breaks new ground in this important analysis of the growing effects of heat and need for immediate action on mitigation efforts, as well as accelerating the global shift to renewable resources.  Makower provides scenarios for policy-makers and finance. ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“   The temperature is …

Perspectives: Freedom Fuel in the USA and Abroad

Severing the Umbilical Cord By Rinaldo S. Brutoco The following Perspectives column was published in the April 28, 2022 (online and printed) edition of the Montecito Journal as well as on the World Business Academy website. On April 14th this column introduced the concept of “Freedom Fuel.” It outlined the potential unlocked by shifting from a planetary fuel …