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Crisis and Community…

A talented professor of mine likes to say that crisis and complexity lead to a centralization of authority.  Given recent pieces of legislation and policy including the Patriot Act, the National Defense Authorization Act, and the National Defense Resources Preparedness … Continue reading

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Here’s to 2012…

Only Revolutions… Holy Shit…2011 definitely hit us like a fucking shotgun blast to the chest.  Only a few days after celebrating the new year we saw the rise of some of the greatest and most powerful human revolutions of all … Continue reading

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The Writing on the Wall…

It’s funny, I thought we were actually winning this war.  The tragedy of 9/11 is now over ten years in our memory.  Osama bin Laden is dead.  The leadership of Al Qaeda has been virtually decimated now working at only … Continue reading

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From Competition to Cooperation

One of my favorite games growing up was Monopoly.  My grandfather has a special anniversary edition of the game and almost every time we visited we would pull it out of the box, choose our pieces (I generally liked the … Continue reading

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Rebel with a day job…

One day, when they write the history books I feel that 2011 will go down as the year of the social protest, of the global call for change.  From Tunis and Tripoli to Damascus and Sana, to Athens and Rome, … Continue reading

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