How “The Daily Show” segment on our work with veteran farming just landed a $625,000 grant

http://www.dylanratigan.com/2014/06/12/how-the-daily-show-segment-on-our-work-with-veteran-farming-just-landed-a-625000-grant/

In May 2012, when I was a host at MSNBC, veterans on my show said their mission is to pursue global security through sustainable systems in housing, food, fuel, and water. A month later I resigned and moved to Southern California to learn about this mission. “The Daily Show” came out to feature my work with these veterans and […]

Tell Stories of Playing Offense With Your Life: Jenks and Ratigan Productions

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Jenks and Ratigan Productions present a story of a man playing offense with his life as he navigates acclaim, humiliation, and redemption: Posterized: The Story of Shawn Bradley  “The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are. Participate joyfully in the sorrows of the world. We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can […]

Team Democracy and a True Renaissance Woman

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Friends, I am proud to introduce you to my friend Sarah Bonk, a true renaissance woman with a vision for reform. She has cofounded a group called Team Democracy which is fighting the influential power of special interest groups pumping money toward politicians in elected positions of power, which compromises the integrity of our democracy. […]

World Wide Wave of Action looks to New Iberia, Louisiana

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Dear Friends, The World Wide Wave of Action is a push to evolve awareness; millions from all backgrounds coming together to express their vision for a better more connected world. Russell Brand describes it as the ultimate evolution in consciousness. I hope the essence of this cause becomes an expansion of thinking by people from […]

Inspiration from Iberia, Louisiana

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The 21st Century Renaissance is dependent on individuals proactively making a difference. It has been an inspiration for me to meet seemingly ordinary people making remarkable impacts on their communities. Last week, I was in Louisiana on a business trip when an email from Evelyn Ducote blew me away. Ms. Ducote said she was inspired […]

DR visits “Real Time”

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Last week I had the pleasure of visiting HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher. I discussed the transition from my television show on MSNBC to my current  focus on global conflict solutions.  Countless conversations with returning combat veterans have made it clear to me that the path to global security requires the application of technical […]

Straight Talk: Part 3

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We are sowing seeds of the 21st century renaissance: Opening #TeamRenaissance’s Mailbag One of my goals for this year is to be better connected to our community. This mailbag is an experiment to strengthen that connection. Straight Talk consists of social media posts (in bold) from my facebook and twitter feeds, followed by your questions […]

Honoring Shirley Temple

“Plenipotentiary”, Shirley Temple’s favorite word, which means: To be vested with full power (over yourself. Or as diplomatic proxy.) For me, to be in a plenipotentiary state is to be in full awareness and responsibility for your own life and your feelings and choices. It is not passive to outside events or the self-interest of […]

Straight Talk: Part 2

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#TeamRenaissance, we are sowing seeds of the 21st century renaissance: Opening #TeamRenaissance’s Mailbag One of my goals for this year is to be better connected to our community. This mailbag is an experiment to strengthen that connection. Straight Talk consists of social media posts (in bold) from my facebook and twitter feeds, followed by your […]