Straightspeak Weekly Commentary2018-08-17T07:42:00+00:00

A weekly commentary by David Hughes

August 17, 2018 – “The inmates are running the asylum”


August 9, 2018 – “Nature bats last”


August 2, 2018 – “Pogo: We have met the enemy”


July 26, 2018 – “Whistling past the graveyard of democracy”


July 19, 2018 – “Gaia and the West Harbour ”


July 12, 2018 – “Nature’s needs: It’s a choice”


July 5, 2018 – “Measuring character”


 

June 20, 2018 – “The Price of Ignorance.”


June 13, 2018 – “Be careful what you wish for.”


June 6, 2018 – “Ya’ Got Trouble.”


May 31, 2018 – The no-shows are the “idiots”


May 24, 2018 –The power of public engagement ”


May 17, 2018 – “Watching over the cookie jar”


May 10, 2018 – “Consequences and cookie Jar politics”


May 2, 2018 – “David was a consequence for Goliath”


April 26, 2018 – “The Fear of Consequences”


April 18, 2018 – “Lies, damn lies, and collusion”


April 11, 2018 – “The Shadow Government”


April 4, 2018 – “Collusion in action”


March 30, 2018 – “Collusion is rampant”


March 23, 2018 – “Collusion”


March 14, 2018 – “Grateful for Democracy”


March 7, 2018 – “Kakistocracy – government by the worst”

 


February 21, 2018 – You get what you pay for.


February 14, 2018 – Charles Darwin for Mayor


February 8, 2018 – Next Generation of Leaders


January 31, 2018 – Don’t Let the Drumbeat Stop


January 26, 2018 – Disconnection & Alienation


January 18, 2018 – Oprah for President? No!


January 12, 2018 – Why Democracies Die?


January 6, 2018 – Anti-Resolutions & Armchair Critics


December 29, 2017 – Resolutions


December 22, 2017 – Alabama as a learning moment


December 15, 2017 – Sexual Abuse Is An Opportunity


December 8, 2017 – Blunt force corporate trauma


November 30, 2017 – Free Speech Under Attack.

 


November 24, 2017 – The Weinstein Effect.


November 17, 2017 – Is cooperation going to the dogs?


November 10, 2017 – Mad as hell and not going to take it anymore


November 5, 2017 – Malignant normality


October 21, 2017 – Bill 162 – Leadership attendance optional


October 21, 2017 – Women, Jewelry & Art


October 9, 2017 – The Value of Questioning


October 4, 2017 – Life Insurance Settlements


September 28, 2017 – Fighting City Hall – and Winning!


September 23, 2017 – Loss of Honour


September 16, 2017 – Five Leadership Qualities


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Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.
Edmund Burke
There is nothing man won't do to avoid the difficult task of thinking.
Thomas Edison
We humans are capable of greatness ... but we are making a mess of our planet and becoming a danger to ourselves.
Carl Sagan
The human species lacks any goal external to its own biological nature.
Edward O. Wislon, Pulitzer Prize winning American biologist
Exactly how much of nature can we trash and burn and get away with it?
Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate physicist, Princeton

“The inmates are running the asylum”

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