The Turning Spiral

Monthly Archives: February 2017


The OECD as the cradle of the Club of Rome | reblogged from OECD Insights Blog

By guest author Matthias Schmelzer, University of Jena, based on a newly published article on the origins of the Club of Rome within the OECD. The Club of Rome’s first report, The limits to growth, appeared in 1972 and was…

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An Anthem Against Silence: Amanda Palmer Reads Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s Piercing and Prescient 1914 Protest Poem – Brain Pickings

An Anthem Against Silence: Amanda Palmer Reads Ella Wheeler Wilcox’s Piercing and Prescient 1914 Protest Poem “To sin by silence, when we should protest makes cowards out of men.” BY MARIA POPOVA “Knowing what I do, there would be no…

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