Fall 2012, Issue #69: Editor’s Note

Whether you are a parent, an organizational leader, some one looking to improve your health, your diet, or your emotional life, this issue has something for you! As our publisher Claus Sproll discusses in his annual fall letter, (p. 3) “electing LILIPOH” means saying yes to a holistic outlook, and to taking the needs of all beings into consideration when ... Read More ►

Worth It

A financial group is transforming the way the world works with money by fostering meaningful relatipships between investors and entrepreneurs Tammi Stein Interviews Don Shaffer of RSF Social Finance Don Shaffer is the president and CEO of RSF Social Finance (RSF), a pioneering non-profit financial services organization dedicated to transforming the way the world works with money. RSF offers investing, ... Read More ►

Earth’s Dignity: A Plea

By Vandana Shiva, PhD Today, there are one billion people who go hungry and half of them produce food. Something is going dreadfully wrong when even farmers and gardeners have to go hungry. This fact did not arise overnight, but happened in two steps. First came industrialization of agriculture, the “Green Revolution,” which is neither green nor revolutionary. Bill Gates and ... Read More ►

Redefining Progress – More Stuff Does Not Equal Happiness

David Kupfer Interviews Annie Leonard, Environmentalist, Activist, Author of The Story of Stuff book and mini movie DK: How is national happiness correlated to our material consumption? Does materialism actually make us unhappy? AL: There’s a complicated relationship between material consumption and happiness. Up to a point, there’s a direct connection. A roof over our head, enough food to eat, ... Read More ►