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Michael Richards is a life long innovator, entrepreneur and author. His most recent book is;

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Mr. Richards has presented as an author, speaker and conference leader at universities and conferences in USA,Asia and Europe this year. Contact at 319-213-2051 USA.

Michael Richards is the inventor of soybean oil wax replacements for petroleum wax. He serves as President of Soyawax International, a US firm that ships product to 25 nations.

Michael Richards is the founder of a not for profit research and educational organization; SUSTAINABLE ECOLOGICAL ECONONIC DEVELOPMENT (S.E.E.D.) SEED orgainizes conferences for city, state and governmental organizations to work on conversion to sustainable economic alternatives.

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SHARE More Sharing        Monday, October 5, 2015
The root of violence in our present community life A recent shooting in my home town of Cedar Rapids, Iowa brought together a group of authors in our local "Writers Circle to publish a series of articles about violence in our community. Here is my submission.
Iceberg, From ImagesAttr
(11 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, July 20, 2015
Creating New Systems to Replace Dysfunctional Systems We must understand what is wrong with our present economic and political systems as a basis for creating functional and effective alternatives.
(3 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, June 11, 2012
Veto the Poor, Enrich the Already Rich Corporate Welfare
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, March 24, 2012
Bully Nation A peaceful challenge to the Global Military-Industrial Complex
(9 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, December 6, 2011
A Reality Check; The Majority of the 99% are entrenched in the Status Quo A few key points to understand for the Occupy Movement to progress
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, May 4, 2011
The Princess, The Pope and the Prophet of Plunder The mass media spectacle that keeps our nation asleep. A majority of the public will happily forego real information and critical thinking as compliant consumers of the mass media melodrama.
(10 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 17, 2011
Channeling Citizen Solidarity into Productive Channels of Action A call to action for effective citizen solidarity
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, August 8, 2009
The Killing of Small Town America How we lost sustainable communities in the USA. What we can do do bring back common sense sustainable systems.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 12, 2009
The Real Dirt on a Sustainable Economy An economic ethic that honors ecological rights of future generations
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 18, 2008
Appointment of Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack as seen by a fellow Iowan Appointment of Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack as seen by a fellow Iowan
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, May 31, 2008
Building Economic and Political Systems based on Reality An intelligent framework for social, economic and political change.
(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, May 2, 2008
A Global Clarion Call to Bold Action; A global clarion call to creative entrepreneurs and visionary activists.
(4 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, March 23, 2008
A Biofuel Reality Check; A Sane Voice from Iowa Farm Country A serious look at the real facts behind the biofuel economic boom.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, February 29, 2008
Ecology, Economics and a Spiritual Basis for Resource Stewardship The author presents a spiritual/ethical basis for a paradigm shift to sustainable economic systems.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, February 26, 2008
Sustainability for Survival Building reality based sustainable communities is no longer just motivated by a "green ethic". Setting up intelligent sustainable systems is a necessity for survival. Changing light bulbs or fuel just won't get it. We need a total paradigm shift.
SHARE More Sharing        Sunday, February 17, 2008
Connecting the Dots; The Pervasive Economic Infrastructure of War The author explores sustainable alternatives to the pervasive infrastructure of a permanent war economy.