Who Do Our Politican’s Work For?

http://www.dylanratigan.com/2013/11/18/who-do-our-politicans-work-for/

Our politicians claim to be concerned about our health, our freedom and our security. Yet they are financed by those who profit from our sickness, our vulnerability and our insecurity.

High-Tech Troops and Low-Tech Transition

http://www.dylanratigan.com/2013/11/07/high-tech-troops-and-low-tech-transition/

In speaking to the CEO of a major US energy company, as he reflected on the upcoming turnover of a huge population reaching retirement age, he said he would love to search a data to assess people and make offers to go to his plants- meaning a real job, one that brings with it a livelihood. Today, he has to put up posters, put out ads, or send representatives to every base.

Pope Francis and the Power Myth

The privilege and trappings of the Pope’s position place him in the precarious position of having to thread a needle with a camel, to borrow a New Testament aphorism. The temptation to exclude must be extraordinary.

Spock and the Art of Healthcare Overhaul

http://www.dylanratigan.com/2013/10/23/spock-and-the-art-of-healthcare-overhaul/

As a result of our healthcare system based on the wrong value proposition, we have Democrats and Republicans pushing the country into an obviously insane shutdown over healthcare. To them, it is all a fantasy battle based on competing visions of “Don’t Let Anyone Die.”

Thousands of Stories of Hope: One Barrier and How We Can Overcome It

The pendulum that has swung too far toward allowing individuals and small groups to have disproportionate influence needs to be halted and pushed back.

Those Who Nominate Dictate

Is there any system more ripe for revamping and reevaluation through a distributed power paradigm than US politics and the tiny, wealthy group of Americans fueling the machine with vast reserves of liquidity?