For a robust and open democracy

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For a new and probably inexperienced group it may well have been a challenge and they dealt with it, and will be the stronger. But hey, what are centuries of debate and insight into the nature of democracy and freedom of speech to a committee at a university press?

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Michael Leunig (thanks to Mia for the link) A week ago I wrote an article linking business risk, business sustainability and business resilience,arguing that the best way to get companies to pay attention to theirsocial and environmental actions is to frame the challenge as abusiness risk and business sustainability issue, rather than somethingbusiness should do just out of a sense of responsibility. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

May 11, 2007 Great Advice in Seven Words or Less WaPo cartoon by the brilliant Tom Toles W henIve asked for advice, Im most likely to understand it, follow it, andremember it when its short and to the point (unless its reallyasinine, like "relax"). So heres a challenge to you: Tell us the best advice youve ever had, that youve followed, in seven words or less. Global Democracy · The Political Process.

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Links of the Quarter: September 29, 2015

How to Save the World

Even for people who accept the fact of global warming, the problem can be framed in many different ways—a crisis in global governance, a market failure, a technological challenge, a matter of social justice, and so on—each of which argues for a different expensive solution.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Tell a Sci-Fi Story in Six Words: Hundreds of people took John Kellden up on his challenge. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

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cartoon by David Sipress in The New Yorker. cartoon by Will McPhail in The New Yorker. cartoon by Mick Stevens in The New Yorker. image via Ulf Parczyk on Jim Newman’s Facebook Page.

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An Economy That Works for Us

How to Save the World

If our democracy was working as it should, presumably our elected representatives, agency heads, and courts would be making the rules roughly according to what most of us want the rules to be. cartoon by hugh mcleod at gapingvoid. illustration from my book Finding the Sweet Spot.

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Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

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cartoon by David Sipress from the New Yorker. The term “democracy” is now conflated with “freedom” and Orwellian use of language is openly employed to suppress public opposition, dissent and outrage.

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Links of the Month: Sunday, June 8, 2014

How to Save the World

That’s why I’d argue that in the rich part of the world there has been a huge amount of self-righteous finger-pointing that is not only delusional but may well be detrimental to how we deal with the collective challenges ahead. cartoon by jim benton.

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The Metamovement’s Message: “We’re Not Buying It Any More”

How to Save the World

You have to begin doing something that doesn’t depend on exposing the “enemy” You have to begin becoming the solution yourself instead of just protesting and challenging the enemy.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

You think youre actually connecting with people through thoseavatars, little cartoon characters, with your soppy romanticlines and your ridiculous notion to practice Intentional Community in a place that doesnt exist. Because they flatteryou with their attention, with their cute little cartoon faces andperfect skin and flawless figures and scanty clothes? Muchof what makes, and challenges, an Intentional Community is the socialinteraction, and we can certainly simulate that.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

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In a democracy, those agents are voters. innovation Creators Successful innovation is not about the ideas or inventions; it’s about the people. About Videos Whitepapers Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software October 10th, 2006 There is something very interesting happening in the field of enterprise technology. I called part of it Web Office. Ismael Ghalimi called it Office 2.0. Ross Mayfield calls it Social Software in the Enterprise. Dion Hichtcliff calls it Enterprise Web 2.0.