It’s About Change

Animals are in large part regulated by instinct; their future reflects patterns of the past.  However for humans the future is not limited by instinct; it is not limited to habits of behavior.  Because we are consciously aware beings, reality is the source of challenges to go beyond ‘what is’; it is forever inviting us to learn and thus to change. Continue reading

Revenue Falls but Profits Soar–Addendum

Andrew Sum, economics professor and director of the Center for Labor Market Studies at Northeastern University, concluded in his analysis of recent recession data “the carnage that occurred in the workplace as out of proportion to the economic hit that corporations were taking.”  A recent New York Times article by Bob Herbert reports key findings of Professor Sum’s research.  In speaking to the recent period of economic recovery Professor Sum said, we have seen “the most lopsided gains in corporate profits relative to real wages and salaries in our history.” Continue reading