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“Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” -- Warren Bennis

Did you know..


Did you know... ... that today is the birthday of the National Organization for Women? The National Organization for Women (NOW) was founded in 1966 by Betty Friedan and 30 prominent American women and men. The purpose of NOW is "To take action to bring women into full participation in the mainstream of American society … Continue reading Did you know..

The International Order Isn’t Ready for the Climate Crisis


The Case for a New Planetary Politics https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-19/climate-crisis-international-order-isnt-ready?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

Containment Beyond the Cold War


How Washington Lost the Post-Soviet Peace https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/russia-fsu/2021-10-19/containment-beyond-cold-war?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

The Fall and Rise of Techno-Globalism


Democracies Should Not Let the Dream of the Open Internet Die https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-28/fall-and-rise-techno-globalism?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

The Coming Democratic Revival


America’s Opportunity to Lead the Fight Against Authoritarianism https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/world/2021-10-19/madeleine-albright-coming-democratic-revival?utm_medium=newsletters&utm_source=twofa&utm_campaign=The%20International%20Order%20Isn%E2%80%99t%20Ready%20for%20the%20Climate%20Crisis&utm_content=20211029&utm_term=FA%20This%20Week%20-%20112017

NEWSLETTERS I like: Luke’s 4 min. book summaries.


Heyo! Luke here, bringing you our newest summaries! This week I started re-listening to one of my favorite personal finance books of all time. I've listened to it over a dozen times because it always gets me in the right mindset to do the work necessary to live financially free. It's got me thinking about how … Continue reading NEWSLETTERS I like: Luke’s 4 min. book summaries.

Elon Musk Says He Wants to Use Wealth to Get Humans to Mars, Not Pay Taxes


"My plan is to use the money to get humanity to Mars and preserve the light of consciousness." https://futurism.com/elon-musk-wealth-mars-not-taxes?utm_source=The+Future+Is&utm_campaign=5bbb1e6228-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2021_10_28_09_25&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_03cd0a26cd-5bbb1e6228-250409969&mc_cid=5bbb1e6228&mc_eid=7230b24bda

Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick


1 “Degree of paranoia.” Over the past decade, North Korea has deployed an increasingly sophisticated campaign of cyberattacks, secret bank accounts, and front companies to evade U.N. sanctions, FP’s Colum Lynch reports. 2 Aid diplomacy? Many members of the international community think foreign aid can help push the Taliban to moderate their rule. It isn’t the political lever … Continue reading Newsletter: FP Editor’s Pick

The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter


My mission is simple. I want to help successful people achieve positive, lasting change in behavior; for themselves, their people, and their teams. I want to help you make your life a little better. Thank you for subscribing! Life is good. One Thing Super Successful People Don’t Do! Marshall Goldsmith Oct 28 Super successful people … Continue reading The Marshall Goldsmith Newsletter

Why this Japanese seafood dish outrages both Koreas


Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict. Why this Japanese seafood dish outrages both Koreas Two mounds of rice and a tiny flag in a sea of curry is enough to re-heat an old territorial conflict. This Japanese seafood dish curries … Continue reading Why this Japanese seafood dish outrages both Koreas

The philosophy and magic of Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli


Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes. The philosophy and magic of Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli Studio Ghibli movies celebrate the natural world using a very Japanese mixture of Shinto, Buddhist, and Daoist themes. Still from 2001’s “Spirited Away.” (Credit: Studio Ghibli) KEY TAKEAWAYS … Continue reading The philosophy and magic of Hayao Miyazaki’s Studio Ghibli

How is fascism distinct from other extreme ideologies? These 10 traits offer clues.


If you see a political movement embodying all of these traits, watch out. KEY TAKEAWAYS Dr. Jason Stanley, a professor of philosophy at Yale, lays out the 10 traits of a fascist movement.    Although authoritarian regimes may exhibit some of these traits, Dr. Stanley proposes that they only become fascist when they demonstrate all … Continue reading How is fascism distinct from other extreme ideologies? These 10 traits offer clues.