Thursday, July 14, 2022, is a day that will live infamy. I was with my parents, enjoying an evening during which they got to watch our three-year-old son take a swim lesson, when I received the news alert I had […]
I’ve written that everything is an everything story, by which I mean that, in a global economy that is hyper-connected–physically, via supply chains, and digitally, via the Internet–it is difficult to separate one issue from another. For instance, climate change […]
For most of us, when faced with a law or policy we don’t like, our options are to comply with it, or, failing to do so, risk fines, imprisonment, job-loss, and ostracism. But for the powerful, it’s very different: they can comply, sure, but they can also lobby to change the rules, bend them, or simply ignore them–and rarely face consequences.
We are all mourners now, our clothes
funeral shrouds we tear off our backs
when the time comes (and it will come);
in one pocket we carry brushes for tidying
the graves we stumble on in schools, churches,
nightclubs, concerts, grocery stores, streetcorners…
The other afternoon I was driving to pick up my three-year-old son from preschool, as I do every week day, when something funny happened. Now, I should note that I drive a black, 2016 Tesla Model S that has never […]
Will you pledge to do one thing this week to push Congress to tackle climate change? When, last December, Joe Manchin went on Fox News to declare the Build Back Better Act dead, I gasped with despair. The nearly $2 […]
“Action comes from keeping the heat on. No politician can sit on a hot issue if you make it hot enough.” ― Saul D. Alinsky, Rules for Radicals: A Pragmatic Primer for Realistic Radicals In the past few months, Congressional […]
Since, as the CEO of a nonprofit, I spend a lot of time raising money from donors and, more importantly, deploying those dollars for impact, I thought I’d share how I think about my personal giving–and where I give.