The EU is Not Gonna Fall for that Banana in the Tailpipe

When we last left the train wreck known as Brexit, I mentioned that the UK was pulling the EU ripcord, while pretending regulatory agencies were negotiating pawns, and that things don’t work like that. The EU has since made it clear that it is not having any of that nonsense. (check out the video at […]

The Brexit Signal is Lit

Theresa May became Prime Minister in the wake of the EU referendum that was held on June 23, 2016. The results of that election sent former PM David Cameron out of office in disgrace. A week later, May made her first public statement in which she claimed there would be no early election, a claim that has […]

Bernie Sanders: Here’s what I’ll do the day after the election

I AM CURRENTLY working as hard as I can to see that Donald Trump is defeated, that Hillary Clinton is elected president, and that Democrats gain control of the US House and Senate. The day after the election, working with millions of grass-roots activists, I intend to do everything possible to make certain that the […]

Stumbling and Mumbling: When to distrust elites

Whom should we trust: elites or the people? I’m in two minds here. On the one hand, on the issues of immigration and Brexit, I’m with the elites. But in other respects, I’m on the side of the people. I’ve repeatedly arguedfor worker democracy against managerialism, and have consistently pointed out the shortcomings of professional fund […]

Win a copy of WPC Book 1!

Goodreads Book Giveaway What Do We Do about Inequality? by Wicked Problems Collaborative Giveaway ends October 03, 2016. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway   I’m writing a book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Parts 1) covering the challenges in the EU prior to the story, & 2) which dives into the primary factors […]

Trumped both ways: ‘Snake Oil’ or ‘Business as Usual’ – Mintzberg.org

Donald Trump gives voice to many Americans who know that they are getting bamboozled. Yet here is the ultimate hustler, the very type who does so much of the bamboozling. Trust me, he says. Hillary Clinton gives voice to many who appreciate how dangerous her opponent could be. Trust me, she too says, while offering […]