Alan AtKisson

For politically centrist, ethically minded people, who prefer serious debate to trolling and twitterstorms, these are challenging times. As Frank Bruni recently wrote in the New York Times (see link below),...

To the President-Elect of the United States: Considering who your closest advisors are, it is a fair guess that no one else is going to give you a briefing on sustainability....

As a dual citizen of the USA and Sweden, I am determined to keep working for the vision and reality of sustainable development for all, here in my beloved Europe where...

“The word ‘debate’ loses its meaning when one candidate is serious and the other is a vacuous bully.” So wrote the New York Times in today’s edition, and I could not...

Yesterday, Switzerland held a remarkable vote. The question: whether to legally limit the country to living within its share of the ecological limits of our planet, by 2050. Currently, Switzerland uses...

A few important facts that Americans must keep in mind as we head to the voting booth in 2016: The Republican candidate has said publicly, “I would bring back waterboarding, and...

Watching this US presidential election cycle, from my vantage point in Sweden, has been among the most painful political experiences of my life. It is truly excruciating to observe the constant...

An opinion article in one of the world’s leading science journals, Nature, argues that there is a growing a tendency among some science researchers to question whether democracy is well-suited to...

Remember the SDGs? The new global goals for sustainable development, being negotiated at the UN, right now, for the whole world to adopt this September? Maybe you are not following the...

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