Jonathan J. Halperin
Jonathan J. Halperin
Designing Research, Communications
and Strategies for Sustainability

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What is the Modern Corporation?

Saturday, June 30, 2012
Responding to a comment from Joe Nocera about Howard Schultz’s unique background, both as the company founder and a kid from Brooklyn who grew up in public housing, I reframed the question back to the link between organizational and leadership values – and perceptions of time.

Autonomous Technology?

Saturday, June 30, 2012
In a filled tent at the Aspen Ideas Festival today, Eric Schmidt, CEO of Google, described smart phones as devices that “by their nature” collect information.

I really want to like Walmart, but I don’t. At least not yet.

Friday, June 29, 2012
As I explained to C. Douglas McMillon, CEO and President of Walmart International.

Cities of the Future

Friday, June 29, 2012
The mega-cities of the nearest future are either hubs of innovation and creativity, as outlined by Richard Florida at the Aspen Ideas Festival, or overrun slums without electricity, transit access to center city, running water and the most basic urban services. Or maybe they are both?

Finding North

Friday, June 29, 2012
Wow. A fabulous new documentary, Finding North, is a masterpiece of video storytelling.

Time and Money

Thursday, June 28, 2012
I have spent a significant portion of my career managing research projects, publishing materials, devising marketing and communications strategies and consulting to bring needed information and perspectives to corporate and nonprofit decision-makers. So I would never argue against communications and education as indispensable tools in the battle to address pressing global challenges.

Farm Bill and Foreign Aid

Thursday, June 28, 2012
Discussions of US foreign aid are often divorced from discussions of the US Farm Bill. At the Aspen Ideas Festival today I asked Tom Daschle, Dan Glickman, Lauren Bush and Beth Sauerhaft to connect the two.

Rational Middle and Social Ballast

Thursday, June 28, 2012
As an approach to resolving some of the world’s most intractable problems, embracing the “Rational Middle” sounds like a terrific concept. Who could object to bringing together people of diverse views on energy and climate policy to discuss reasonable solutions in a respectful manner?

Beyond Pie Charts

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
As our civilization struggles to understand both the meaning and making of Stonehenge or Easter Island, others may some day look back and try to give meaning to the immense pie charts that seem to be scattered over the American Midwest.

Markets, Governments and People

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Markets may well be the most finely tuned mechanism we have for allocating resources efficiently around short-term costs and prices. But absent a robust framework of social and cultural values and priorities to channel market operations these efficient markets will lead to vast inequity and depletion of critical resources.

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