Demos

It’s all true, I tell you. It’s non-fiction.

Creativity and Innovation

21 Days to a Big Idea by Bryan Mattimore is a 21 Day do-it-yourself guided workshop on how to generate the Big Ideas you and your team need to break through to the next level. Bryan has decades of success doing just such sessions with Fortune 500 Companies looking for the next big breakthrough product or service, or even the next great advertising campaign.

Ecology and Conservation

The Sacred Universe by Thomas Berry is a collection of 12 essays by the celebrated and highly regarded Ecologist and Theologian. His assertion is that the inhabitants of the planet earth need to regard ourselves as part of all of the universe, rather than masters of the universe.

Government Surveillance
and the Fourth Amendment

Government Surveillance – its current state and the current limits under the Fourth Amendment and recent case law. The author is a well known and highly regarded expert in the field and offers his analysis and insight, as well as recommendations.

Business

American business has always been involved in the business of observing and recording the details of the behavior of employees, customers, and competitors. Company spies infiltrated labor organizers. overseers watched enslaved persons, and today we are tracked everywhere we go online. This engaging book from University of Pennsylvania Press chronicles the history of these practices.

After the global banking crisis of 2008 there came a re-alignment and re-assessment of the institutions that had been set up in the wakes of WW II in Bretton Woods – mainly the IMF and the World Bank. Keynesian Economics contained the guiding principles. Now we find that the world economy is questioning this order.

Politics and Media

Can a Harvard professor help us to understand how we came to so mistrust our fellow Americans? And how to get out of this bad situation?

Religion
Spirituality

Prominent theologians, clergy, sociologists, and other scholars explore the growing numbers of the religiously non-affiliated in America. Why is it growing and what does it mean for us, as a society.

Biography

Who was this charming, little reprobate? An art forger? A Poker champion? Did he do himself in? Or was it someone else’s clever idea?

History of Medicine

In 1930’s America the very first surgical procedure to relieve the suffering of the severely mentally ill showed great promise. It was the only alternative to the overcrowded and underfunded ‘Mental Asylums’ of the day.

History / Biography

FDR Navigated the challenges of the Great Depression and then the run-up to and the victory in WWII.

Science

What does one of the world’s leading visionaries in the field of genetics have to say about the future of life? (Both natural and artificial.)

Contemporary
Culture

What has suburban culture contributed to the Great American Story and Culture?