Announcing The Cooperative Society 2020 Report

The Cooperative Society NewsletterMarch 2020, Issue 21by E.G. Nadeau and Luc Nadeau The Cooperative Society 2020 Report was released on March 24. Download the full report here [ddownload id=”429″] Following is the report’s executive summary: Is the world on the verge of a new stage of human history, one characterized by cooperation and equitable accessContinue reading “Announcing The Cooperative Society 2020 Report”

Three Excruciating Years of Trumpus Rex

The Cooperative Society NewsletterJanuary 2020, Issue 20by E.G. Nadeau In January 2017, Donald J. Trump was inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States.  At the same time, with much less fanfare, The Cooperative Society Project launched its first bimonthly newsletter by making a set of predictions about the Trump presidency, entitled Trumpus Rex: A DamageContinue reading “Three Excruciating Years of Trumpus Rex”

Beware of “isms”

The Cooperative Society Newsletter September 2019, Issue 18 by E.G. Nadeau Far too often, people use the same words, but mean very different things. This can be confusing, even dangerous, especially in the world of politics. With the lead-up to the 2020 presidential and congressional elections in the United States, it is particularly timely toContinue reading “Beware of “isms””

Is Repression an Inevitable Part of China’s Domestic Rule? Not Necessarily.

The Cooperative Society Newsletter July 2019, Issue 17 by E.G. Nadeau A friend and I visited China as tourists in April of this year. Our itinerary included the south-central part of the country, Hong Kong, Tibet, Beijing, and a hike on the Great Wall. China is impressively modern in many ways – shiny new airports,Continue reading “Is Repression an Inevitable Part of China’s Domestic Rule? Not Necessarily.”

Can the United Nations help make the world a better place to live?

The Cooperative Society Newsletter March 2019, Issue 14 by E.G. Nadeau and Luc Nadeau This article gives an emphatic “yes” to the question posed in the title, presents brief reviews of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals Program (2000-2015) and the follow-up Sustainable Development Goals Program (2016-2030), and suggests some improvements in the way the latterContinue reading “Can the United Nations help make the world a better place to live?”

Are You Searching for an Antidote for Doom and Gloom?

The Cooperative Society Newsletter July 2018, Issue 10 By E.G. Nadeau Civil wars, cyber wars, trade wars, inhumane treatment of migrants, right-wing nationalism. The earth is heating up—and it’s not just the climate. Many of us are deeply concerned—but there’s a good chance of a much better future ahead. That’s the perspective of the 2018Continue reading “Are You Searching for an Antidote for Doom and Gloom?”

Is life getting better all the time? A comparative review of three new books that say “Yes”

The Cooperative Society Newsletter May 2018, Issue 9 By E.G. Nadeau Three books by well-known authors hit the shelves in early 2018. Taken together, they make a convincing case that the world is becoming a better place for human beings. In the face of daily bombardments in the media and from dystopian politicians and punditsContinue reading “Is life getting better all the time? A comparative review of three new books that say “Yes””

Population Change and The Cooperative Society

  The Cooperative Society Newsletter May 2017, Issue 3 by E.G. Nadeau The Capital Times (or Cap Times), a Madison, Wis.-based newspaper, published my op-ed, “A sustainable planet needs a sustainable population,” on Earth Day, April 22. You can read it in the sidebar at right. I’m following up on that article with a more detailed analysis ofContinue reading “Population Change and The Cooperative Society”

An Overview of the Cooperative Society Project

The Cooperative Society Newsletter March 2017, Issue 2 by E.G. and Luc Nadeau What started out in the fall of 2015 as an idea for a single brief book has expanded into a planned 14-year project – with the possibility of continuing after that. As many of you know, the premise of the book, The CooperativeContinue reading “An Overview of the Cooperative Society Project”

Trumpus Rex: A Damage Assessment

The Cooperative Society Newsletter     January 2017, Issue 1 by E.G. and Luc Nadeau The lead-up to Donald Trump’s presidency has more the feel of a coronation than an inauguration. But like the emperor in Hans Christian Andersen’s fable, there are many of us who question how well-clothed Trump is for the job. The purpose ofContinue reading “Trumpus Rex: A Damage Assessment”