Articles by Ted Howard

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Lesson Learned from a Pandemic Year
Ted Howard | The Democracy Collaborative - TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Mar 2021

11 Mar 2021 – A year ago today, the World Health Organization declared that COVID-19 had become a global pandemic. The twin crises that unfolded with that declaration—an unprecedented health crisis and an unprecedented economic crisis, both revealed the wrongly constructed and badly corroded foundations of a system that not only failed to protect our health and wellbeing but actively helped to make both worse as the year progressed.

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Addressing the Systemic Challenge at the Heart of Escalating Inequality and Environmental Destruction
Ted Howard | The Next System Project – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Apr 2018

2 Apr 2018 – To cite just two figures: in the United States, just 400 people own as much wealth as the bottom 204 million people.1 Globally, just 8 billionaires own as much wealth as 50% of the entire population of our planet.2 And this negative trend – representing a medieval concentration of wealth and power that is deeply problematic for democratic culture – is escalating.

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