Will Robots Do Our Work?

I contributed an article to the new edition of THink Magazine, a journal produced by the HEAD Foundation, that looks at long-running trends in the mix and availability of work, and the technological waves that drove the shifts in those trends in looking to see what might lie ahead. Please have a look, and ping me […]

Is it time to rethink education?

I recently contributed an article to the “Inclusion” issue of Social Space, a publication produced by the Lien Centre for Social Innovation at Singapore Management University. The Lien Centre team then asked me to join a panel on the topic. My article was on the dual need of making our educational systems evolutionary and progressively […]

IDDS Sisaket Thailand – Creating a Food and Agriculture Innovation Hub in Rural Thailand

A few of my colleagues who also run Designing for Social Innovation and Leadership Global (DSIL Global) are running a design summit and setting up a center for innovation that will work to improve food and agriculture practices for a marginalized community in Northern Thailand. (The project is also being supported by MIT’s D-Lab and […]

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 […]

Review of WPC Book 1 from the Midwest Book Review

We got a really nice write up from Diane Donovan in the October edition of the Midwest Book Review. The review is in the middle of a long page of text, but you can go straight to it by clicking on the image below.   I’m writing a book on Brexit that I’m serializing. Parts 1) covering […]