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Labor & Management Needs Each Other

By jerrybeller / January 14, 2016

The one thing both sides refuse to admit is that Labor & Management needs each other.I’m a strong proponent of better wages & benefits, but workers in general needs to work harder, improve their attention spans & earn the higher salaries. Too many of these conversations are one-dimensional. Having been a worker and run my […]



By jerrybeller / November 24, 2015

Much older today than I once was, these are some of the lessons learned along the journey. I’ve learned from rural and urban relatives and mentors, first world and third world friends, the religious devoted and the atheist, books and the streets, conservatives and liberals, blacks and whites, and most the variations of people and […]



By jerrybeller / November 19, 2015

UPDATED: September 3, 2017 Tony Gerber is a musician, songwriter, graphic artist, humanitarian, computer geek, husband, father, and one of my most valued friends. I lived in Nashville for a year or two between Washington DC and Jamaica. While in Nashville, I met an amazing group of songwriters, artists, authors, musicians, singers, filmmakers and some of […]


OVERPOPULATION – Are we doomed?

By jerrybeller / November 10, 2015

Most everybody recognizes overpopulation as a major issue of our time. Is population growth out of control? Jerry Beller places it in historical context and confronts the realities. In the included BBC documentary, Hans Rosling challenges many conclusions people have formed about overpopulation. OVERPOPULATION – ARE WE DOOMED? At the beginning of the farming age, […]



By jerrybeller / November 5, 2015

For most of us, the worst case of inequality would be one percent of the world population owning 99 percent of the world’s wealth. It’s also a major focus of my upcoming book. INEQUALITY TREND New studies suggest we’re heading towards the worst-case scenario. One percent of the world’s population will soon own 99 percent of […]



By jerrybeller / November 4, 2015

There’s much to learn in the Noam Chomsky interview. He explains to Abby Martin the shift to the right in both political parties. He suggests it no longer matters what the public thinks, as major corporations and the richest Americans control our government. NOAM CHOMSKY INTERVIEW Noam Chomsky tells Abby Martin how the corporations have taken total […]



By jerrybeller / October 26, 2015

As if social media does not provide trolls and dimwits too many tools already, the latest idea is to add a dislike button to create a LIKE ME, LIKE ME NOT feature to every post. SOCIAL MEDIA LIKE ME, LIKE ME NOT The dislike button seems to be a Facebook idea at the moment, but we […]


Trevor Noah Reviews Democratic Debate

By jerrybeller / October 21, 2015

Both informative and hilarious, the Daily show’s Trevor Noah reviews the first democratic Democratic Debate. As a fan of both Noah and the Daily Show, I’ve come to expect this type of commentary. Why do comedians do a better job of reporting than the mainstream media? Trevor Noah Reviews Democratic Debate I thought John Stewart […]



By jerrybeller / October 20, 2015

I will post several blogs related to my Common Ground book series. Conservatives, liberals, moderates, democrats, republicans, independents, all races, all income groups, and types of Americans are invited to participate. COMMON GROUND I view the election as another opportunity to bring people together around common ground issues. We’ve been divided roughly since the Revolutionary […]


Back to the Future – Why is 2015 so disappointing?

By jerrybeller / October 16, 2015

This hilarious parody of BACK TO THE FUTURE sends Marty to the real 2015. Remember 1985. We expected so much more of 2015 back then. BACK TO THE FUTURE – We expected so much more of 2015 In 1985, were we silly to expect major improvement in the human condition the next thirty years? We […]

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