Oct 7, 2019
We hear so many stories about government spending big money without getting results — to the point that many Americans agree with Ronald Reagan's famous assertion that government isn't the solution, it's the problem.
That claim was never accurate, as government successes like the Internet, highways, or vaccinations...
Aug 14, 2019
“We recognise and respect the many challenges facing our oceans, yet too often 'doom and gloom' stories are the only kind of ocean news we hear.
"The evidence suggests that if we do not balance the bad news with good, and the problems with solutions, we will not motivate people to act.”
That’s a quote from the...
Jul 16, 2019
Jacob Martinez is the founder of Digital NEST, an incubator for young tech talent in the farming towns of Watsonville and Salinas, California.
Its graduates make an average starting salary of more than $46,000. The average Watsonville resident makes about $17,000. NEST graduates have been hired not just by local...
May 21, 2019
Big corporations buy what they need from all over the world because they're looking for the best prices.
But increasingly, they’re also looking for environmental and social sustainability.
For example, McDonald’s has committed to serving only sustainably-sourced coffee at all of its locations by next year....
Apr 23, 2019
Patrice Maginnis has experienced life as someone who can see, and as someone who can’t. She was born with retinitis pigmentosa and gradually went blind, losing all usable sight at age 60.
Patrice has learned to adapt and to thrive. And she helps others do the same, through her work with the Vista Center for the...