Monthly Archives: April 2009

Paradigm shift in the suburbs

In my last entry, I started exploring signs that things are really changing in the deep way that is sometimes called a paradigm shift. Is all the populist talk in Congress just the noise of people who will say anything … Continue reading

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Paradigm shift at the ballpark

We face unprecedented economic and political turmoil, which demands that we make deep changes to how we look at the world. A paradigm shift is needed, and it has to include everyone to some extent. So it seems that we … Continue reading

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What to do with vacant condos?

I am wrapping up a nice little visit to Portland, where I’ve enjoyed one last burst of wintry weather and given a few talks on faith-based cooperative economics. One of these was a potluck hosted by Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon, … Continue reading

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Co-op prison?

A colleague sent me a very interesting news story today, about a new cooperative prison to be launched in New Hampshire. Secretly, I suspect it is an April Fools Joke of some sort (since there is no other sign of … Continue reading

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