Monthly Archives: April 2014

REBUILDING DEMOCRACY FROM THE BOTTOM UP, Part 1

BY Jim Harding Our democracy faces serious challenges from the top down and from the bottom up. We have probably never had a federal government as hostile to freedom of information, the rule of law, scientific evidence and parliamentary democracy. … Continue reading

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THE CRIMEAN CRISIS: HOW ENERGY-DRIVEN GEO-POLITICS THREATENS SUSTAINABILITY

BY Jim Harding The political crisis in Ukraine, Russia incorporating Crimea and NATO talking of building up its troops have created a Cold War-like international unease. We must prevent such geo-political conflict from escalating if we are to shift world … Continue reading

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