Radical Middle Newsletter
"Idealism Without Illusions"

 

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OUR  CONGRES- SIONAL SCORECARDS:

109th and 110th Congresses (2005-08)

108th Congress (2003 & 2004)

107th Congress (2001 & 2002)

OUR POLITICAL BOOK AWARD WINNERS:

1980 - 2009, Complete

RESPONSES FROM  OTHERS:

Feisty E-mails to the Editor, 2008 - 2009

Feisty E-mails to the Editor, 2007

Feisty E-mails to the Editor, 2006

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Feisty Letters to the Editor, 2002-04

Feisty Letters to the Editor, 1999-2001

WHO WE ARE:

About the Editor (In-House Version)

About the Editor (By Marilyn Ferguson)

About Our Wonderful Pledgers

About Our Board of Advisors

About Our Sponsor, the Center for Visionary Law

 

Our Board of Advisors
... as of January, 2005

 

The 25 (OK, 29) Advisors to Radical Middle Newsletter offer advice to the Editor when they feel like it, and when they're asked. A primary concern is to have a broad geographic distribution, and we do (7 Northeast, 7 Mid-Atlantic, 7 Midwest / South / West, 7 Pacific Coast, and 1 Hawaii).

Shelley Alpern
Vice President, and Director of Social Research and Advocacy, Trillium Asset Management Corporation
Steering Committee, Advocacy and Public Policy Program, Social Investment Forum
Board of Directors, Center for Political Accountability
Former part-time assistant, New Options newsletter (1986-87)
Boston, MA

Walter Truett Anderson
President, American Division, World Academy of Art and Science
Author, All Connected Now: Life in the First Global Civilization
Kensington, CA

John P. Avlon, Esq.
Senior Fellow, Manhattan Institute
Author, Independent Nation: How Centrism Can Change American Politics
Former chief speechwriter for New York Mayor Rudolph Giuliani
New York, NY

Don Edward Beck
Founder / CEO, The Spiral Dynamics Group
Co-author, Spiral Dynamics: Mastering Values, Leadership, and Change
Dallas, TX

Jerry H. Bentley
Editor, Journal of World History of The World History Association
Co-author, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past
Honolulu, HI

Leonard J. Duhl, M.D.
Professor of Public Health and Urban Planning, School of Public Health, UC-Berkeley
Executive Director, International Healthy Cities Foundation
Berkeley, CA

Esther Dyson
Editor, Release 1.0 (information-technology newsletter)
Author, Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age
New York, NY

James M. Fallows
Chair, The New America Foundation
National Correspondent, The Atlantic Monthly
Washington, DC

Elizabeth S. Fernandez
Manager of Food Quality, various companies (retired)
Community and environmental activist
Kalamazoo area, MI

Alanna Hartzok
Founder / Co-director, Earth Rights Institute
Director, International Advisory Group, Land Value Tax/Capture Program, U.N.-Habitat Global Land Tool Network
Chambersburg, PA

Rick Heller
Executive Director, Centrist Coalition
Founder / Webmaster, Centerfield weblog
Belmont, MA

Barbara Marx Hubbard
Author, Conscious Evolution: Awakening the Power of Our Social Potential
Board of Directors, The World Future Society
Santa Barbara, CA

Brian D. Israel
Partner / Environmental attorney, Arnold & Porter, LLP
Former trial attorney, Environmental Enforcement Section, U.S. Department of Justice
Washington, DC

Barry Johnson
Founder / President, Polarity Management Associates
Author, Polarity Management: Identifying and Managing Unsolvable Problems
Middleville, MI

Marjorie H. Kelly
Co-founder, Corporation 20/20
Former Editor / Publisher, Business Ethics Magazine
Minneapolis, MN

Art Levine
Fellow, Progressive Policy Institute
Contributing Editor, Washington Monthly
Washington, DC

Jane J. Mansbridge
Charles F. Adams Professor, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
Author, Beyond Adversary Democracy
Cambridge, MA

John Marks
Founder / President, Search for Common Ground
Former Co-Director, Search for Common Ground in Jerusalem
Washington, DC

Susan Collin Marks
Executive Vice President, Search for Common Ground
Author, Watching the Wind: Conflict Resolution During South Africa's Transition to Democracy
Washington, DC

Judge Mark P. Painter
Ohio First District Court of Appeals
Author, The Legal Writer: 40 Rules for the Art of [clear & humane - ed.] Legal Writing
Cincinnati, OH

Susan Partnow
Co-founder, Conversation Cafes and Let's Talk America
Steering Committee, National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation
Seattle, WA

Richard B. Perl, Esq.
President, ManyOne: A New Way to Connect
Co-creator, Social Venture Network and Threshold Foundation
New York, NY

Elsa A. Porter
Fellow, National Academy of Public Administration
Former Assistant Secretary for Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Portland, OR

Ernest N. Prabhakar
Founder / Webmaster, RadicalCentrism.org
Open Source Product Manager for famous computer company in Silicon Valley
Santa Clara, CA

Bill Shireman
President / CEO, The Future 500
Co-author, What We Learned in the Rainforest: Business Lessons from Nature
San Francisco, CA

The Rev. Sue Sinnamon
Minister for Religious Education, Unitarian Church of Evanston
Religious / spiritual activist
Evanston, IL

Stuart M. Speiser
Co-founder, Speiser Krause (pioneering plaintiff's law firm in New York City)
Ralph Nader's lead attorney in the case of "Nader v. General Motors Corp." (see esp. Speiser, Lawsuit)
Scottsdale, AZ

William L. Ury
Director, Global Negotiation Project at Harvard Law School
Author, The Third Side; co-author, Getting to YES
Cambridge, MA

Warren A. Van Wicklin III
International development consultant to The World Bank and other global entities
Co-author, Involuntary Resettlement: Comparative Perspectives
Washington, DC

ABOUT THE RADICAL MIDDLE CONCEPT

WHY "Radical Middle"?

WIKIPEDIA Weighs In

50 Thinkers and Activists DESCRIBE the Radical Middle

50 Best Radical Middle BOOKS of the '00s

GREAT RADICAL MIDDLE  GROUPS AND BLOGS:

Over 250 Great Radical Centrist GROUPS and  Organizations

25 Great Radical Centrist BLOGS

  RADICAL MIDDLE INITIATIVES:

Generational Equity and Communitarian platforms,1990s

U.S. Green Party's "Ten Key Values" statement, 1980s

New World Alliance, 1970s

SOME PRIOR  WRITINGS BY MARK SATIN:

New Options Newsletter, 1984-1992

New Age Politics: Healing Self and Society, 1976

OTHER
PRIOR   RADICAL MIDDLE TEXTS:

50 Best "Third Way" Books of the 1990s

25 Best "Transformational" Books of the 1980s

25 Best "New Age Politics" Books of the 1970s

NOT JUST RADICAL MIDDLE:

10 Best U.S. Political NOVELS

50 Current Political IDEOLOGIES

50 Current Political  MANIFESTOS