A simple plan for repairing our society: we need new human rights, and this is how we get them.

[Article commentary by James Quilligan, EDA managing director:]   There’s no doubt that world civilization has entered a new phase. Given America’s overarching influence on the world during the postwar era and the threat to democracy that our nation is now experiencing, some people say that June 1, 2020, was the official beginning of a… Read More

Coronavirus Spells the End of the Neoliberal Era

[Article commentary by James Quilligan, EDA managing director:]   What is the new normal dawning upon us as a result of COVID-19? Can we think in large enough terms to this understand this crisis and adjust to the new reality? Jeremy Lint, a cultural historian, explains how the Coronavirus has broken open the so-called Overton… Read More

Five Basic Survival Needs of Human Beings

We hear the word “sustainability” and realize that it often means different things to different people.  But when you strip away all of the niceties, and really get down to it, sustainability is simply long-term survival.  To establish sustainability, we believe that there must be a radical change in the thinking of what is essential… Read More