We Can Have Peace in East Asia Through Regional Prosperity | Opinion

China and the U.S. are now hurtling by design or inadvertence into war, with no offramp or effective mechanism to prevent it. The present danger is acute for four reasons. The political and military leadership in both countries are framing the conflict as a struggle for world hegemony, with China seeking to shift the balance […]

Metrics: Estimating Personal and Organizational Resilience

Various methods are being used to measure general resilience. These are some of the most popular and evidence-based. Given the importance of resilience, it is not surprising there are various methodologies to measure it. One source has curated the most popular and evidence-based of these methods. 1. Connor-Davidson Resilience Scale (CD-RISC) A study conducted by Windle, Bennett, […]

A Smart Green Explorers Wheel: Empowering Innovative Local Communities  

Julian Gresser, MA, JD, Woodrow W.Clark II, MA3, PhD., and Francisco Acuna, MPA MBA, JD Green technologies are beneficially transforming every aspect of life on Planet Earth in the 21st century. Partners in Prosperity—Strategic Industries for the U.S. and Japan documented how in specific historical times and places certain economically “strategic” technologies and industries served as catalysts […]

Abe must act now to seal Fukushima reactors, before it’s too late

Julian Gresser, Ernst Frankel and Jerome A. Cohen say complacency is putting the world at risk Dear Prime Minister Abe, the Fukushima crisis is getting worse. Yet you have an option at your disposal to resolve it. But first you must begin by challenging a chain of untested and dangerous assumptions that have lulled you […]