Gary Sheng is a NYC-based technologist and social entrepreneur dedicated to building tools, systems, and movements that empower people to 1) unplug from everything facilitating human downgrade, and 2) become agents of a better future.
Gary is the Chief Operating Officer of Civics Unplugged, a NYC-based social enterprise he co-founded whose mission is to empower leaders of Gen Z to build a brighter future for humanity. He was recently honored by Forbes 30 Under 30 for his work helping build CU. Before co-founding Civics Unplugged, Gary served as a Software Engineering Team Lead at Google, as well as co-director of Dancing Pineapple, a popular electronic music blog and live events company followed by hundreds of thousands of feel-good music lovers.
You can learn more about Gary and how to connect with him at garysheng.com.
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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.