Category: Union Frameworks

Intentional Consumerism

Listen to the Audio and/or Subscribe to the Podcast Intentional Consumerism is, first and foremost, about expressing consumer preferences that are informed by the behaviors of those with whom we do business. It is how we vote every day with every dollar we spend. It is how we move towards a promising future, with each …

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Parasites by Proxy

Listen to the Audio and/or Subscribe to the Podcast Andrew Jackson, with his forced march of the Cherokee along the Trail of Tears is no darling of humanitarians. He did, however, get one thing right. Upon closing the Second Bank of the United States, he correctly accused the bankers of having privatized gains while socializing …

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21st Century Enterprise Architecture

Listen to the Audio and/or Subscribe to the Podcast Full Transcript: When most people think about the Roaring Twenties, the highlights quickly come to mind. Women in the U.S. gained the right to vote in 1920. People of that era also witnessed the advent of broadcasting, a steady climb-out from the post Word War One …

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We the People versus The Foreign Potentates

Listen to the Audio and/or Subscribe to the Podcast Full Transcript: In the first week of this year, we saw just how fragile even a mature, constitutionally grounded democratic republic can be. As we reached out to family, friends, and colleagues, we got the sense that we, as individuals, are just as siloed as our …

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Teach Your Parents

Listen to the Audio and/or Subscribe to the Podcast Full Transcript: A deeply resonant CSN song began with the lyric “You, who are on the road, must have a code that you can live by.” While this is likely true, one would hope the rest of us don’t need an Ovaltine Decoder Ring to figure …

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