For a robust and open democracy

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The other day I gave a presentation and ran a mini-workshop on social justice and community development for the Policy Forum at CILIP (formerly the Library Association). Tags: Citizenship and democracy Cohesion and diversity

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

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

July 23, 2007 Too Much Outrage, and Not Nearly Enough My favourite cartoon from the ever-provocative Ted Rall I ve been trying to figure out why some people love MichaelMoores new movie Sicko, and others hate it. The wildly divergentreactions, it seems, have less to do with political view and more to dowith the perceived solutions (or lack of them) to the outrageoussituation that Moore presents -- the utterly dysfunctional andegregiously expensive and inequitable US healthcare system.

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Links of the Quarter: September 2018

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Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. Elections Don’t Make Democracy: Our world is holding more elections but is simultaneously becoming less democratic. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2018

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Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Screening the Use of Screens: There is increasing evidence that what is presented to us on all kinds of screens is addictive and leads to antisocial tendencies. Na Pali coast, Kaua’i — photo by me, taken two weeks ago.

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Links of the Quarter: December 2016

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‘We’ do not live in the present at all. cartoon by Emily Flake in the New Yorker. cartoon by Mick Stevens in the New Yorker. cartoon by Tom Chitty in the New Yorker. cartoon by Will McPhail from the New Yorker.

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Links of the Quarter: December 26, 2015

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cartoon by Bruce Beattie in the Daytona Beach News-Journal (thanks to Eric Lilius for the link). Polls Are Frequently Wrong, and Usually Dangerous: The incomparable Jill Lepore explains why opinion polls are bad for democracy. cartoon by Mick Stevens from the New Yorker.

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Grimly Letting Go of the Old Story

How to Save the World

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

How to Save the World

At some point reasonably soon our cartoon coyote civilization is going to look down and realize the cliff edge was back there.

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Links (and Top Tweets) of the Week(s) -- July 18, 2009

How to Save the World

POLITICS AND ECONOMICS: Into the Inferno: India Tries to Copy US 'Democracy': Arundhati Roy chronicles the ruinous cost of India's foolish attempt to create a capitalist democracy as extravagant and wasteful as that of its new idol, America. Business card cartoon by the inimitable Hugh McLeod. BLOG Links of the Week -- July 5, 2009. This is a collection of links and tweets since the start of the month (I've been away), so it's much longer than usual.

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Enterprise 2.0 = Emergence Software | innovation Creators

John Tropea - Delicious Faciliatation

In a democracy, those agents are voters. The reason I ask is that I am attempting to bridge my knowledge and experience in building collaborative applications and the concepts presented by Enterprise 2.0. They should also support or integrate with some existing processes, like email communication, bridging the existent gaps in present collaboration models. innovation Creators Successful innovation is not about the ideas or inventions; it’s about the people.