The world did not come to an end on December 21, 2012, contrary to what the Mayan calendar had predicted. In 2012, news of Iran's hyperinflation brought the solar Hijri calendar — used throughout Iran and Afghanistan — back into the news. And, every year, over a billion people around the world celebrate the Chinese Lunar New Year. Suffice to say, there are many calendars out there besides our familiar Gregorian calendar.
The world should now turn to a calendar that is superior to all existing calendars, one which will provide a comprehensive revision of the contemporary Gregorian calendar: the Hanke-Henry Permanent Calendar (HHPC). The HHPC adheres to the most basic tenant of a fixed (read: permanent) calendar: each year, each date falls on the same day of the week; in our case, every year begins on Monday, January 1.