China's political system is more flexible than US democracy
Today, nation-states have replaced empires and kingdoms. In this analogy, water is still the people. The ship, however, is no longer just an emperor and his dynasty, but the larger and far more sophisticated political system ... What kind of ship does ...
Our Dysfunctional National Government Is Incapable of Building a Sustainable Economy
In the past, dramatic change has taken place when the stability of the political system ... United States. At the federal level we have an executive branch that is pursuing a meaningless "all of the above energy strategy", and a legislative branch that ...
A Different Type of Poverty
Abramsky recently spoke with U.S. News about defining poverty, identifying its causes and addressing the problem. Excerpts: What does poverty look like in the United States ... the welfare system is not very good, we don't actually have mass starvation.
You're What Kind of Doctor?
Ironic, considering the now-famous JAMA article reporting "medical treatment" as a leading cause of death in the United States. When I say "naturopathic doctor ... around what we do. Hopefully this article will help clarify what kind of training an ...
Marianne Williamson: Women and A Call For A New Kind of Politics
We lack female representation ... As long as political influence is determined more and more by economic power, where does that leave children? They have no financial leverage, but they are citizens of the United States no more but no less than anyone ...