Keyword: social responsibility

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Hardback Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    The Clean Money Revolution

    The Clean Money Revolution

    Reinventing Power, Purpose, and Capitalism

    By 2050, $40 trillion will change hands in North America alone.

    From Boomers to Millennials, the largest intergenerational wealth transfer in history is underway and the ramifications will remake the world.

    The dirty money of "business as usual" is on …

    related subjects: New Economies
    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    Dumbing Us Down - 25th Anniversary Edition

    The Hidden Curriculum of Compulsory Schooling

    After over 100 years of mandatory schooling in the U.S., literacy rates have dropped, families are fragmented, learning "disabilities" are skyrocketing, and children and youth are increasingly disaffected. Thirty years of teaching in the public …

    related subjects: Education & Parenting
    i-Minds

    i-Minds

    How Cell Phones, Computers, Gaming, and Social Media are Changing our Brains, our Behavior, and the Evolution of our Species

    Many of us would no more go out without our cell phone than we would leave the house without clothes. We live our lives on social media, and PDAs, tablets, computers and other devices are completely integrated into our global culture. From …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    I'm Right and You're an Idiot

    The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up

    The most pressing environmental problem we face today is not climate change. It is pollution in the public square, where a smog of adversarial rhetoric, propaganda and polarization stifles discussion and debate, creating resistance to change and …

    related subjects: Cultural Critique
    Fixing Fashion

    Fixing Fashion

    Rethinking the Way We Make, Market and Buy Our Clothes

    With sales of more than US $500 billion a year, the fashion industry is one of the most important sectors of the global economy, employing millions of men, women, and often children in the developing world. And yet its record is far from pretty. The …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    Dude Making a Difference

    Dude Making a Difference

    Bamboo Bikes, Dumpster Dives and Other Extreme Adventures Across America

    You want to do something for the planet, but what? Change a light bulb, install a low-flow faucet, eat organic? How about ride 4,700 miles across America on a bamboo bicycle, using only water from natural sources, avoiding fossil fuels almost …

    related subjects: Social Responsibility
    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    The Pet Poo Pocket Guide

    How to Safely Compost & Recycle Pet Waste

    Eighty-three million dogs and ninety-six million cats call the US home. Dogs alone produce enough waste to fill more than 1,091 football fields 1 foot deep in a single year. Add billions of plastic pick-up bags to the mix, and season well with tons …

    related subjects: Conservation & Ecology