Making Change Happen (1 of 2)

Posted by: eric on July 30, 2009 at 3:37 am

When we look back at great turning points in history, we see that each was driven by a unique confluence of events: a society ripe for change; a new generation ready to drive that change; the emergence of one or a few leaders to articulate the need and set the agenda; and in many cases, […]

Project Free

Posted by: eric on July 24, 2009 at 11:20 pm

We call it Project FREE, because the four letters that spell the word serve as a handy reminder of the benefi ts the project will provide if successfully completed: F stands for FREEDOM FROM ENERGY WARS Freedom from dependence on foreign sources of energy that threaten to embroil us in wars and confl icts that could put our […]

Innovating the Next Generation of Energy

Posted by: eric on July 21, 2009 at 5:20 pm

Can you believe that Neil Armstrong’s short walk on the surface of the moon happened just forty years ago?  We as a country fulfilled President Kennedy’s bold challenge to marshal the resources and technical ingenuity needed to win the space race. I recently read this quote and it captures the new challenges we face today, “as we celebrate […]

The Inherited World

Posted by: eric on July 9, 2009 at 9:27 am

Thankfully, the brainwashing being practiced by the news and entertainment conglomerates is neither foolproof nor complete. The members of Generation We themselves are acutely aware of the effects their destructive media environment is having on them and their peers. In our focus groups, they spoke a lot about their dissatisfaction with the media—about the trivialization of news, the pro-corporate and […]

Creeping Totalitarianism

Posted by: eric on July 2, 2009 at 7:20 pm

As we get ready to celebrate America’s day of independence.  Here is something to think about. Generation We inherits an America whose greatest political traditions, as embodied in the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Bill of Rights, are being slowly sapped. They are witnessing the gradual weakening of American democracy through erosion of human rights, media manipulation, […]