Welcome to the inaugural edition of The Hot Spring Quarterly. This publication represents the work of a community of thinkers, researchers, reporters, educators, innovators and committed change-makers, focused on cultivating a broader and deeper awareness of the types of crisis that face humanity. Our purpose is to share ideas to bring solutions into being that are better, more effective and more conducive to mutual thriving, than anything within the prevailing paradigm.
We take as our thematic focus, for this inaugural edition, the Hot Spring Network’s slogan “hunting the paradigm shift”, because in all of the pieces we have collected in these pages, that spirit of thoughtful, humane, fairness-expanding change is at work. This project will also be the guiding philosophy of this publication, whatever thematic or disciplinary focus there may be in future editions.
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- Why Everyone Should be a Futurist – William S. Becker
- Big Change – Davia Rivka
- Citizens Climate Lobby: Participatory Democracy Resurgent – Joseph Robertson
Deep Green Economics
- G.O.O.D.-based Economics: To Restore Main St. & the Middle Class – Joseph Robertson
- Saturation vs. Scalability: Old & Dirty vs. Clean & Efficient
- The Case for a Carbon Tax: Getting Past our Hang-ups to Effective Climate Policy (book précis) – Shi-Ling Hsu
- How Driving an Electric Car Freed Me – Ellie Whitney
A Message from Independent Senate Candidate Bill Barron
- Cnut the Great & a Vision for Mitigating Climate Change: What about Tomorrow? – Jan Dash, PhD
- The Last Pack of Cigarettes – Capt. Wayne Porter
- The Future is not Simplicity, but Complexity Better Understood & Managed – Joseph Robertson
Insight vs. Entropy
- Wika Iritama: Power to the People! (Dancing Resistance & Tradition for Los Boraa & Kukama-Kukamiria in the Peruvian Amazon) – Cynthia Paniagua
- Take it from Yale: What we really need to communicate about climate change – Steve Valk
- Cutting Arts & Music Programs Erodes our Children’s Potential – Joseph Robertson
- Poetry of the Future Library – Joseph Lucia
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