August 4, 2021

White supremacist culture likes to distance itself from the unsavory. For years, the word "plantation" described for many people an idyllic southern estate. They were…

My ears perked up on a call recently when I heard someone talk about "people living homeless." This was a new phrase for me. I…

I have a philosophy that I often share with the teams I work with. Mistakes are a natural part of life. I make mistakes all…

a flock of ten Northern bald ibises flying in formation
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the birds

The Northern bald ibis is a migratory bird that stretches across parts of Europe and Africa. The birds can live as north as Germany. Many…

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riding out the clock

Earlier this week, the pacific northwest experienced record high temperatures. Antarctica recorded similar extreme temperatures over the same few days. California is in a super…

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irreplaceable

White supremacist culture likes to distance itself from the unsavory. For years, the word "plantation" described for many people an idyllic southern estate. They were oases of prosperity for a young nation, covering half the wealth of the south in 21% of the population. Popular media now presents a somewhat…

start the future

start the future: launching a cooperative

I wrote start the future to think about what it might be like to found an organization that serves a public good. I explored a few different structures that are common to organizations like these. The series made me realize a few critical points about starting my own organization. First,…

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the birds

The Northern bald ibis is a migratory bird that stretches across parts of Europe and Africa. The birds can live as north as Germany. Many Northern bald ibis live in Morocco and migrate each year to Syria. Some Turkish Muslims venerate the bird because it migrates towards Mecca. Fossils of…

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white supremacy is free

What is a sunk cost? In the business world, a sunk cost is an expense that you have already paid for. You can't recover the money you spent. You may have sunk costs into buying a piece of equipment or spending time to work on something. Even buying lunch is…

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riding out the clock

Earlier this week, the pacific northwest experienced record high temperatures. Antarctica recorded similar extreme temperatures over the same few days. California is in a super drought. Nearly every corner of the world is already feeling the effects of the ongoing climate crisis. In an ideal world, this is when everyone…

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