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Mario Morino: Fixing nonprofits

Some people who start out poor and then make a lot of money forget their roots. Not Mario Morino. In a speech to the august City Club of Cleveland in 2012, Morino talked about growing up in one of the city’s working class neighborhoods. 566 more words


Are Black Swan events in the Climate Crisis Imminent?

Tragically for the biosphere and the continuation of complex life on this planet the “Precautionary Principle’ has been cast to the winds as we plunge headlong, full speed ahead into the climate / extinction crisis, not only by failing to meet the pathetically weak aspirations of the non binding Cop21 Climate Agreement in Paris, we fail to allow for the unknown or so called… 849 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

How Feedback Loops Work in Game Design

Ever wondered why Mario Kart invented the Blue Shell? 353 more words


How Far Over the Climate Precipice are we?

In this episode of “The Progressive Commentary Hour” Gary Null and I discuss the severity of the climate crisis and how far over the cliff we really are. 288 more words

Abrupt Climate Change

So I figured out programming:
“Always write code because it doesn’t work.”

Nexleaf Analytics: Feedback in the cookstove sector

Carbon offsets have delivered many millions of dollars to finance cookstoves, for better or worse–probably, alas, for worse. Since the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves… 1,225 more words


Feedback Summit 2017: Power to the people?

David Bonbright traces his belief in the power of voice back to a peaceful revolution. Decades ago, while living and working in South Africa as a human rights lawyer, a grant-maker with the Ford Foundation and a founder of nonprofits, Bonbright was deeply moved by the way the anti-apartheid movement was accountable to its members and their ideas. 1,186 more words