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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

You have to learn to deal with it. Elections Don’t Make Democracy: Our world is holding more elections but is simultaneously becoming less democratic. We’ve learned nothing from Ipperwash and Oka. Meanwhile, my friend Khelsilem insists the project will not go ahead.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

Howe Sound Ballet: My friend Bob Turner captures astonishing footage of seals, sea lions and massive schools of anchovies right in Snug Cove, Bowen Island. If you want to learn how to write dialogue that brings out a character’s personality and passions, study this.

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Letter of Termination

How to Save the World

Following is a partial listing of some of the ways in which your consortium member organizations have abrogated the spirit and substance of our long-standing agreement with you, leaving us no alternative but to take this step: Representative Democracy LLC: Your “representatives” have not represented us at all. The experiment with their service delivery model of “representative democracy” has been an abject failure. image from Fill at Pixabay CC0.

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

Chris Corrigan

Likewise on the corporate side a singular focus on shareholder return and the pursuit of capital friendly jurisdictions with low tax rates and low wages means that corporations can reap economic benefits without any responsibility for the social effects of their policy influence. Democracy Evaluation FeaturedMost of my work lies with the organizations of what Henry Mintzberg calls “The plural sector.”

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Walking away from facebook

Chris Corrigan

There were a number of factors in that decision, and I’ll share what I learned and what I’m doing now. . It tailors your news feed using algorithms to only serve you a very small slice of your friends’ activity. Being Culture Democracy Featured Wordpress

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