Every year on this day, tens of thousands of people make the pilgrimage to Omaha, Nebraska to hear two of the worlds richest men discuss everything from cultural trends, to love and marriage, to assigning probabilities to terrorist attacks. Those men are Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger, of course.
On my trip across the country last summer -- having fled the news desk for a life of promoting kale, veterans, and kale-growing veterans -- I carried what I fervently believe to be a very important book, Nassim Nicholas Taleb's Antifragile.
Dylan's Weekly Notes for April 26th, 2013. Sign up here. "Wind extinguishes a candle and energizes a fire." The first line in "Antifragile" by Nassim...
You want to know what is going on in Boston after the attacks on the town's storied marathon? Check out this message from my friend, former Marine Captain Ryan McGill. Even the closing of city streets for a manhunt hasn't deterred his desire to keep an even keel.
(Dylan's weekly notes for Friday April 19th. You can sign up here.) You want to know what is going on in Boston after the attacks...
NEW YORK— APRIL 18, 2013— Award-winning producer, social justice advocate and co-owner of the St. Louis Rams, Chip Rosenbloom and NY Times best-selling author, entrepreneur and journalist, Dylan Ratigan are joining forces with award-winning...Show More Summary
Beyond jobs, food and our vets, few things keep me up more than the disastrous functionality of our prison system. It is, after all, no secret that the U.S. houses 25 percent of the world's inmates, while representing a mere 5 percent of the world's population.
An awakening is happening in America, and it is as simple as creating jobs that solve our actual needs and, in the process, restore the very fabric of our own bodies and our relationship with the very planet we inhabit.
Dylan's Weekly Notes For Friday, April 5, 2013 Sign up for weekly notes each Friday here. Friends, Washington D.C. is a strange place to be...
Californians still do things their own way as if assistance from Washington would take too long to arrive. For a population that spends so little time looking outside for ways to do something, it is especially jarring when the scent of dysfunction blows in from the east.
Over the past year, the West Coast has taught me a few important lessons--how to drive on curvy mountain roads while admiring a sunset, how...
Dylan Ratigan left his job at MSNBC last June. Since then he's been investing in a hydroponic farm which has backing of Whole Foods. Ratigan recently explained the dramatic shift on his blog: Last Fall, I moved from NYC to north SanShow More Summary
Dylan Ratigan gave the world an update on what he's been up to since leaving his show on MSNBC last June. In an attempt to find more purpose in his life he moved to San Diego county, invested in a hydroponic farm and is working at the farm (there is more to the story and what the farm is doing). Show More Summary
We have an untapped resource that has yet to be re-purposed. Our veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan are not only experiencing a criminal rate of unemployment, but they are the men and women who have proven themselves willing to pull together and face the most difficult challenges, under the most dire circumstances.
I spent years taking inventory of the myriad problems facing our country - from our food deserts, toxic energy systems, crumbling infrastructure, to our disastrous...
Dylan Ratigan abruptly left his gig as a host on MSNBC last summer. What’s he been doing? Working on a groundbreaking organic farm, training veterans. Have you ever dreamed about leaving your high-profile corporate job and spending your days outside instead, trying to make the world a better place? Dylan Ratigan actually did it last June. Show More Summary
Dylan Ratigan’s new gig: Last Fall, I moved from NYC to north San Diego County, just outside of the Camp Pendleton Marine Base, to work full-time with Colin and Karen Archipley at their hydroponic organic farm, “Archi’s Acres.” After realizing how impressive their ideas and effectiveness are, I decided to invest the money that I [...]
Dylan Ratigan: If you are reading this, you likely know I left a highly-successful, self-titled show at MSNBC last June in search of meaning and purpose in my work and life. I had lost both after 18 years in Manhattan and the chaos surrounding the hollow political debates permeating America's media and politics.... Show More Summary