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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

There’s increasing acceptance that it is a disease — that our globalized industrial society is inherently debilitating and requires us to spend our whole lives attempting to heal from its negative effects (video elaborating on this here — thanks to Susan Nelson for the link).

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Food as Medicine: Nutritionfacts.org’s Michael Greger’s TEDx talk about why almost all the major causes of death in western society are attributable to poor nutrition and the industrial food system. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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Even Microsoft Struggles With It

Michael Sampson - Currents

But there’s also the more formalised artifacts that are produced that cause the major problems: the help videos, user guides, screenshots, scenario explorations, and much more that need to be kept up-to-date.

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Risky Business

How to Save the World

Last year’s Davos Global Risk Forum “landscape” Larger clearer version with legend here. . But we’re desperate to believe that cheap oil won’t run out until we have “environmentally friendly” renewable energy available in abundance.

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Struggling to pick up the trash in the face of weaponized evaluation

Chris Corrigan

As we have sunk further and further into the 40 year experiment of neo-liberalism , governments have abandoned the space of care for communities and citizens especially if that care clashes with an ideology of reducing taxes to favour the wealthy and the largely global corporate sector. A sequence of failed conferences on global warming has made this quite clear. Most of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.”

2018 42

Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

Facebook in engaged in undermining democracy and articles I was reading in 2018 pointed to their intentional and unintentional aiding and abetting behaviour with respect to the elections and democratic engagement.

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