Money is freedom?

Some people believe money equals freedom.  The logic goes that because I have money, I don't need to build relationships with people to get what I want.  I can just buy it.  If I don't have the money to buy what I want, I  can just work to earn it, or not work and not … Continue reading Money is freedom?

What’s the risk?

A lot of people in the world today are becoming motivated to do something about the world around them.  These people aren't taking conventional approaches.  They're digging in for the long haul, understanding there really is no such thing as an overnight success, especially when it comes to global, systemic change. They know the planet and … Continue reading What’s the risk?

People don’t work if they get things for free

People won't work if they get things for free. It's a common conservative response to safety net programs, and subsidies to individuals - anything they consider a "handout" or entitlement (interestingly though, corporations receiving such benefits are ok, but that's another story). We don't blame conservatives for their concerns. Their world view, to them, is … Continue reading People don’t work if they get things for free