Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsPearl River     Paying attention to President Trump’s tweets is a fool’s errand, best delegated to journalists paid for the practice.  These are “thought bombs” sometimes disguised as policy or personnel decisions.  They are “Mission Impossible” instructions that dissolve or explode in many cases almost as soon as …

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More Greenwashing by the Rich

Ideas and Issues Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple PodcastsNew Orleans     Cases continue to mount, marching forward on an almost daily basis, where we watch the rich attempt to greenwash their wealth and reputations for their private interests and tax benefits and distort the privileges that are claimed by philanthropy. Ghislaine Maxwell, sometime consort and alleged …

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Why is it so Hard to Talk about Organizational Structure?

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Milwaukee       Amani United, like a butterfly trying to emerge from a cocoon, is an embryonic organization attempting to emerge from its status as a project of a larger organization into a membership, resident-led organization that can spread its own wings and fly.  On this point everyone agrees, including the leadership core of Amani United and …

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