Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

  • John Lennon Imagine Strawberry Fields Memorial - Central Park

    Imagination is the key to our future

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    The UK has decided to leave the European Union. The EU itself has now far more ‘far right’ xenophobic parties in the European parliament than ever before in its history. On the back of very virulent xenophobia, Trump, otherwise a sideshow freak in the branding/entertainment industry, is now a presidential contender in the […]

  • What’s the Deal, Bibi?

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    Israeli government ministers have taken a remarkably hard-line stance on the recent interim agreement with Iran. But the deal is nowhere near as bad for Israel as Netanyahu claims, and he knows it. The Israeli prime minister’s public opinion on the Iran deal is no secret; according to him, despite […]

  • Michael Bloomberg the nanny

    You know… it’s good for you

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    Deep in American DNA is a visceral aversion to despotism….The bad news is that we don’t feel that way—anymore—about softer, more diffuse and bureaucratic forms of tyranny. Every American is taught from grade school up that they should fear living in the world of Orwell’s 1984. Few Americans can tell […]

  • The Future of Corporate DNA

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    The 2012 U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney may have drawn guffaws and jeers for his wide-grinned proclamation that “corporations are people,” but there is some truth in that comment. At least in spirit. It’s no secret that the United States government is largely driven by the aims and actions of […]