As we in the United States gasp at statements made by some of those seeking to be President, as we wring out hands at the inaction of our Congress, as we lament at the actions of some of our corporations . . . we are comforted by the realization that people around our globe are connected and interacting in positive ways. I find myself wondering how all of this will play out on the world stage, on the national stage and on the local stage. Excellent article Dex. Mind if I share it among my friends scattered hither and yon?