We are pleased to announce The Post-Progressive Post’s publication of our most recent “win-win-win” policy recommendation on Homelessness in the U.S. https://post-progressive.org/issue-position/homelessness-in-the-u-s/ Please note that while this policy recommendation has already received prepublication comments from our Post-Progressive Alliance members, further input is requested from the public in the paper’s comments section. Your input would be greatly appreciated […]
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We are excited to announce Steve McIntosh’s most recent Critique of the Week on the Post-Progressive Post. In this article, Steve respectfully critiques Jonathan Haidt’s recent Monomania Is Illiberal and Stupefying article by pointing out the importance of understanding both the dignities and disasters of the progressive worldview.
We are pleased to announce that we have published our most recent Education win-win-win issue position on the Post-Progressive Post.
The Institute for Cultural Evolution is a partner in the Shaping An Omni-American Future online event taking place on October 24th and 25th. This event is being put on by the American Sephardi Federation, the Jazz Leadership Project, and the Combat Antisemitism Movement, and is going to feature artists and thinkers who are inspired to create a more unitive approach to anti-racism based on the teachings of Albert Murray and Ralph Ellison.
Jeff Salzman just posted the latest episode in our “Post-Progressive Inquiries” podcast series. This time Jeff and Steve speak with David Storey, Professor of Philosophy at Boston College and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Evolution. Here’s the YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rJsHj6d6aQc&t=1s
The Institute For Cultural Evolution is pleased to announce that we have added Rand Stagen as our newest member of the Board of Directors. Those of you who listened to Jeff and Steve’s Post-Progressive Inquiries podcast with Rand know just how inspiring a figure Rand is in the integral community. Rand founded the Stagen Leadership Academy in […]
The Institute for Cultural Evolution is pleased to share a new course being offered by Senior Fellow, Greg Thomas, along with his wife, Jewel Kinch-Thomas, and colleague, Amiel Handelsman, called Stepping Up: Wrestling with America’s Past, Reimagining Its Future, Healing Together. Stepping Up is a six-month online course for people committed to healing the racial divide, […]
We are excited to announce that we have brought on David Storey as a new Senior Fellow at the Institute for Cultural Evolution. You can read David’s first contribution to the Post-Progressive Post here: Why We Will Grow Together or Grow Apart David’s article, “Why We Will Grow Together or Grow Apart” is an excellent […]
Overview of the Institute for Cultural Evolution’s Climate Change Policy Proposal The original impetus for the founding of the Institute for Cultural Evolution in 2012 was to help reduce public resistance to meaningful action on the climate crisis. But after working on this issue for our first two years of operation, in 2014 we shifted […]
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The core insight of the developmental approach to politics is that what most see as a flatland battle of political ideologies is better explained as a three dimensional interdependent ecosystem of cultural worldviews emerging in a dialectical relationship with each other.
In this excellent article, Katherine Epstein gets the diagnosis right, but the prescription wrong:
Ralph Waldo Emerson on the polarity of Conservatism (Preserve what's right) and Progressivism (Fix what's wrong):
5. Implement “backpack funding” to honor the preferences of chronically homeless people.
To find out more, read the full issue position here:
4. Strike a “grand bargain” between local communities and service resistant chronically homeless people.