Who is Jeremy Rifkin and why should we take notice?

According to Wikipedia: Jeremy Rifkin (born January 26, 1945) is an American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist. Rifkin is the author of 21 books about the impact of scientific and technological changes on the economy, the workforce, society, and the environment. His most recent books include, The Green New Deal (2019), The Zero Marginal Cost …

Safety, Security, Significance: An interview with Brenton Woolfe

Safety, security, and significance are the three essential things that Brenton Woolfe believes every young person needs. Have a listen to this interview I recently conducted with Brenton. Brenton has been working in mental health for many years and is now a counsellor at a private high school. The interview focuses specifically on young people …

Radical changes … better nurturing of the “garden”

The creator of the Root & Branches Web site, Geoff Boyce, had a vision of creating a safe place where people around the world could be nurtured in the “garden” of life. You have been experiencing a version of this Web site which we hope has been inspiring and encouraging. Up until now, Root & …

The moral obligation to change our views when we are wrong

Today, I have begun writing an occasional series of thought provokers on the Medium platform. The brief articles will be my commentary on quotes from books and articles I have read that have provoked me to think about life, the universe — everything and anything. I thought they may be of interest to our readers …