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Raising Hope for Congo

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The conflict in the Democratic Republic Congo has received scant attention from policymakers and the news media even as over 5.4 Fortunately, new organizations are now leading the charge to bring attention to the horrors being perpetrated in the ongoing crisis in eastern Congo. million people have died in the past 10 years.

Crowdsourcing Crisis Information: Tracking the Eastern Congo Conflict / Democratic Republic of Congo

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Via GlobalVoices , information about the ongoing crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where some 1 million people have fled the province of North Kivu. Newsfeed here.). An interesting, and hopefully valuable, effort to mitigate the situation is the "Ushahidi" web site for reporting of incidents of violence and abuse.

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: Complete Listing of Posts

Portals and KM

This is my second New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and once again I attended every day. Here is a complete listing of the Jazz Fest 2014 posts.

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NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: April 26

Portals and KM

        Davell Crawford at Congo Square was next. Here are highlights from the second day, Saturday, April 26.

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Mapping a community – easy and not-so-easy

Learning Alliances

Congo. Congo, Republic of the. Congo, The Democratic Republic Of The. Modified. Count. Armênia. Armenia. Côte d’Ivoire. China.

High-Tech Demand Sparks Return of Cobalt Mines

Michael Sampson - Currents

In a diplomatic cable released by Wikileaks last year, there was mention of a cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Cobalt hasn't been mined in the U.S. in 30 years, but the blue metal's crucial role in energy and communications technologies is changing that. The document revealed that the U.S. security or the national economy.

My Top Twelve New Orleans Jazz Fest 2013 Moments: Part Two

Portals and KM

          Jeffrey Osborne offered his sexy soul music from the 80s to a large crowd at Congo Square.

Blogging to raise funds for wildlife conservation

Joitske Hulsebosch

I dislike the fact that they talk about the African Savanah, like Africa is one country, and the story is really about Kenya and Congo.

NOLA 2014 Jazz Fest Highlights: May 2

Portals and KM

   For a complete change of pace I went to Congo Square to see the disco queen, Chaka Khan , to do a set loaded with sex.

the open society & its frenemies (2)

Engineers without Fears

The opposite of the Soviet Union is the Congo. Libertarian capitalists and anarchists view state power as inherently evil. The opposite of an oppressive, totalitarian state is some kind of money-driven or love-driven utopia. Of course, it's not. The optimal environment for human beings is not constraint-free.

Conspicuous, but not Consuming | GOOD

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network

Not to mention, cell phone and laptop production requires the use of Coltan, a mineral that is extracted from the deep forests of the Congo.

Pull Up a [Virtual] Chair for a Conversation on Health and Population Issues

Influence

Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. Environmental Change: What Are the Links With Migration? Managing Unauthorized Migration.

Pull up a [virtual] chair for a conversation on health and population issues

Influence

Combating Malaria: A First-Hand Account From Congo. Those interested in domestic health, global health, population issues, or international development would do well to join an online conversation series hosted by the Population Reference Bureau. Environmental Change: What Are the Links With Migration? Managing Unauthorized Migration.

Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009

How to Save the World

image from Does Congo Matter? Why Congo Matters: Emily Troutman provides a photo-essay and some horrific data about a failed and mostly forgotten state, the Congo. BLOG Links and Tweets of the Week: September 12, 2009. by Emily Troutman. PREPARING FOR CIVILIZATION'S COLLAPSE. Thanks to Paul Heft. for the link. Thanks to Siona.

The HBR List 2009 - How Social Networks Network Best

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Bees, like human beings, are social animals,and evolution has provided them with elegant approaches to group decision making. One of the most important group decisions made by a bee colony is where tolocate the hive. Bees use a kind of “idea market” to guide their discovery: The colonysends out a small number of scouts to survey the environment.

Groundhog Day: seeing shadows

Chris Corrigan

The oil and precious metals that power our economies are extracted from the coastal platforms of Senegal, the forests of the Democratic Republic of Congo and the diamond mines of Kimberly. And then just like that, you hop a plane from Johannesburg, stop after 8 hours in Dakar for refuelling. Somehow cleansed from my trip. Clear eyed.

Links of the Month: January 28, 2014

How to Save the World

poisoned mines in the Congo where children with the cut of the. Please check it out, talk about it, and tell us what you think. ” _.

Collaboration - Mapping the value of employee collaboration - Organization - Strategic Organization - The McKinsey Quarterly

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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Competitive advantage from better interactions

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Salons Broadsheet has some good ideas for donations to help women in Congo who arevictims of the worlds worst epidemic of systemic rape -- a systemicviolence that is nothing less than a campaign "to destroy women".Please Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. Why does this happen? What else?