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.

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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.

2008 35

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

November 10, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- November 10, 2007 Cartoon by Alex Gregory from The New Yorker. Canadian Government Terminates Climate Research: Having reneged on Canadas commitment to Kyoto, Harper is now cancelingsupport of research that might show how inadequate his right-winggovernments program for reining in global warming pollutants really is. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays.

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How to Save the World

How to Save the World

August 8, 2007 Waiting to Free the Crowd Dan ONeill cartoon from the Jefferson Airplane CD Volunteers W eall want to believe everything is going to be OK. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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Networking civil society

Social Reporter

The intro to the webinar is: At times of financial restraint and when Governments are looking at how civil society can be recruited to deliver on their own agenda then how can we ensure that the many associations that make up civil society can protect their independence.

2012 186

How our workshop game confirmed all digital adoption is personal

Social Reporter

The Government wants more people online for their own benefit, and to digitise public services, but one size doesn’t fit all.

2014 229

Links of the Quarter: June 2019

How to Save the World

cartoon by the great Australian cartoonist Costa A ; thanks to Ben Pennings for the link. The UK Brexit Morass: Jonathan Pie brilliantly castigates the UK government for its unbelievable mishandling of Brexit. cartoon by Keith J.

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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.

2015 91

Notes on CCS102 The Emergence of Business Networks and Communities - connect.BASF

Michael Sampson - Currents

3) develop a governance structure - with community managers (formal positions), complemented with advocates and community builders. -. (4) key visuals, tangible benefits, stories (via cartoon videos to describe a scenario), and regions before headquarters). -. (5) Dr CheeChin Liew is presenting on business networks and communities at BASF. CheeChin is the Enterprise Community Manager at BASF SE. My notes on his session: - BASF started with Connections in May 2010.

2012 109

Links of the Quarter: September 2016

How to Save the World

cartoon above by the Naked Pastor , David Hayward. ~~~~~. cartoon by Michael de Adder in the Halifax Chronicle Herald — thanks to Karen Runge for the link. New Yorker cartoon by David Borchart. New Yorker cartoon by Kim Warp. o ur civilization, it seems to me.

2016 67

Links of the Quarter: June 2017

How to Save the World

Petronas Builds Unauthorized Dams for BC Fracking: The corruption scandals of the disgraced and defeated (but refusing to resign) BC government continue with news that Petronas, the Malaysia-based LNG giant, built dozens of dams up to five stories high without permits.

2017 69

Links of the Quarter: December 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by the awesome Michael Leunig. Here’s an excellent 8-part explanation of why our economy is so fragile and over-extended, and what it will mean when it collapses beyond the capacity of bankrupt governments to put back together, from economist Mari Werner.

2018 75

Rebuilding the Smurf Society

Neighbourhoods

So that seems to answer the question in the headline, and suggests that today’s delegates might ask themselves if they’re inhabiting a fictional cartoon world.

2011 54

Links of the Quarter: September 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. The destruction continues under the new NDP government. Cartoon by Hugh Macleod from Gaping Void. P hysicist Sean Carroll, a leading-edge thinker and researcher on quantum mechanics and astrophysics.

2018 59

Links of the Month: January 29, 2015

How to Save the World

cartoon by Mick Stevens from The New Yorker. Calgary Tries a Bold Housing Subsidy Plan: The very progressive municipal government of the largest city in our least progressive province is subsidizing all but $2,000 of qualified new home-buyers’ mortgages. cartoon by Michael Leunig.

2015 95

A Cynical Guide to Power and Organizational Dynamics

How to Save the World

And as Joel Bakan’s The Corporation explained (and Hugh Macleod’s cartoon above satirizes), large profit-driven organizations are necessarily pathological. New Yorker cartoon by Charles Barsotti. from GapingVoid.com by Hugh Macleod.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2017

How to Save the World

Winning caption, submitted by Audrey Orr, to a recent New Yorker cartoon caption contest; cartoon by Joe Dator. Another New Yorker cartoon contest cartoon, this one by PC Vey , with three excellent ‘finalist’ captions: (1) “Is that a new outfit?”;

2017 57

Links of the Month: November 8, 2013

How to Save the World

cartoon by Charles Barsotti from The New Yorker. cartoon by Roz Chast from The New Yorker. Canada’s right-wing government promptly announced they wouldn’t even consider it. cartoon by Dana Fradon from the New Yorker.

2013 93

Social Media Does Not Replace Traditional Mainstream Media

Portals and KM

There was a great cartoon in the Boston Globe in early 2005 on the “attack” of bloggers on mainstream media. I was reminded of a session that I attended at Harvard’s JFK School of Government in early 2005.   It was like the Globe cartoon I opened this post with. It showed the barbarian bloggers storming the castle labeled mainstream media. I often use it is blog sessions.

Links of the Quarter: March 2019

How to Save the World

cartoon by the brilliant Michael Leunig. Astonishing that it takes the conservative Globe & Mail to call them out on this, and also to call them out on our government’s tepid response to the rise of right-wing extremist white nationalist terrorism.

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Links of the Quarter: March 2018

How to Save the World

cartoon by David Sipress in The New Yorker. Political entities from nations to states/provinces to municipalities will remain stable or roughly as they have been for the last 70 years or so, as will governments. cartoon by Will McPhail in The New Yorker.

2018 46

Himmelman Model - Networking Collaboration Cooperation Coordination

John Tropea - Delicious Collaboration

I think of a recent New Yorker cartoon in which a kindergartner approaches the teacher, points to his pal, and says, “Billy wont collaborate." " It’s funny in the cartoon, but what does the kindergartner mean? When the coalition takes a controversial point of view, the mayor or state government may get angry and attack the coalition. " In Resolving Conflict: Strategies for Local Government , edited by Margaret Herrman.

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Links of the Quarter: May 28, 2015

How to Save the World

Since the 1980s, it has become all-important for governments to perpetuate the myth that there is and will continue to be “growth”, and that the population as a whole benefits from it. New Yorker cartoon by Jacob Samuel. cartoon by Mandor via Michel Dumais.

2015 90

Links of the Month: July 15, 2013

How to Save the World

Silhouette Man Explains Education: A cartoon infographic explains why the Nordic countries’ free education policy makes so much more sense than the oppressive-student-debt policies of the US. cartoon by clay bennett. cartoon by Nick Anderson in Houston Chronicle.

2013 84

Links of the Quarter: June, 2016

How to Save the World

cartoon by the late, wonderful Charles Barsotti. Much of my young life was, sadly, full of the struggling, depression, and anxiety of the seeker in Charles’ cartoon above. cartoon by Michael Leunig. David Sipress cartoon from The New Yorker.

2016 73

News Updates (July 29, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Government 2.0. From Australia, " As governments and the public sector start to do the same [get value from Web 2.0], they will encounter the same challenge as others have, which is that these new tools don’t just change structures and processes, they change behaviour as well.

2009 116

Everybody Loves Web Oriented Architecture

Green Chameleon

According to ITWorld Canada, Ron Huxter, CTO of the provincial government of Ontario, said that services will come from the cloud, and that’s what SOA will be all about as well. Cartoon by Oliver Widder, Geek & Poke ).

A World With No One In Control

How to Save the World

Like Charles Barsotti’s cartoon above says, in complex systems nobody knows anything. We want to believe that by simply changing government we can get what we want.

2013 92

More on Plan C: A Clear, Actionable Platform for Those Who Care About Earth’s Future

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Barry Deutsch of Alas, A Blog fame, in ZMag. And Plan C wouldn’t offer a panacea solution to government and corporate corruption, money’s influence on the political process, or pursuit of personal and corporate profit over the well-being of all.

2012 80

Links of the Quarter: December 26, 2015

How to Save the World

cartoon by Bruce Beattie in the Daytona Beach News-Journal (thanks to Eric Lilius for the link). The key point is that the government would be stimulating the economy without issuing any new debt. ~~~~~. cartoon by Mick Stevens from the New Yorker.

2015 68

We Have No Choice

How to Save the World

New Yorker cartoon by the late Charles Barsotti. “Rejoice, rejoice, we have no choice but to carry on!” ” – Stephen Stills.

2017 74

Links of the Month: November 30, 2012

How to Save the World

cartoon by the wonderful michael leunig. cartoon by hugh mcleod at gapingvoid , and great advice to prospective entrepreneurs. She died last month , of complications of an infection, but the battle goes on, as the ruling has been appealed by the federal government.

2012 78

Links of the Quarter: September 2017

How to Save the World

Spending is now almost completely dependent on unsustainable ever-increasing borrowing , which depends on a willingness of those with money to lend, and on insanely low interest rates that only governments, idiots and the clueless would lend at.

2017 53

An Economy That Works for Us

How to Save the World

According to this logic, government shouldn’t intrude through minimum wages, high taxes on top earners, public spending to get people back to work, regulations on business, or anything else, because the “free market” knows best. cartoon by hugh mcleod at gapingvoid.

2013 80

Links for the Month: December 27, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Terry Mosher (Aislin) in the Montreal Gazette. In a secret wire, Canada’s security agency asserted that without using torture, they couldn’t do their job , and lobbied the government to renew the law enabling them to do so.

2011 61

Links of the Quarter: April 2, 2016

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Jonathan Roth from Is It Utopia Yet? You Can’t Not Buy From Us: The Corporatist UK government moves to ban ethical boycotts of its cronies’ businesses. Mutts cartoon by Patrick McDonnell.

2016 73

The Cognitive Dissonance of the New Yorker and the NYT

How to Save the World

cartoon by David Sipress from (of course) the New Yorker. And of course I read the cartoons. There’s an election for a new Provincial Government next week, but in our FPTP system my vote is wasted, since the outcome in my constituency is already certain.

2013 90

Gangsters and Banksters

How to Save the World

cartoon by Pat Bagley , Salt Lake Tribune, from Cagle comics. We could wait until the economy collapses, at which point governments, banks, large corporations and the media will also collapse.

2012 81

Links for the Month: September 30, 2012

How to Save the World

1933 cartoon by New Yorker cartoonist Syd Hoff (using the pen name A. Redfield in the Daily Worker), from Bob Mankoff’s New Yorker cartoon newsletter. This country was not built by the huge corporations or government bureaucracies.

2012 78

Links of the Quarter: June 2018

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Lisa Rothstein for The New Yorker. A few recent examples: The Trudeau government continues to defend and protect the monstrous offshore fish farms that are contaminating and infecting native fish in our coastal waters.

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Links of the Week: April 11, 2009

How to Save the World

cartoon by Pat Bagley , from Cagle comics. discounted by the real rate of inflation (not the phony low rate the governments report). cartoon (above) -- thanks to Viv. BLOG Links of the Week: April 11, 2009.

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Links of the Month: November 19, 2011

How to Save the World

Cartoon by Mark Hurwitt. As the cartoon above humorously illustrates, most of the current protests are about who has, and who should have, what share of the world’s power and wealth, and about the unjustly unpunished crimes of the powerful and the wealthy.

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Ken Carroll » Blog Archive » Culture and TCFL

Ken Carroll

The true global demand for Mandarin is nowhere near the numbers that the Chinese government has bandied about. Princess Remy podcasts or SBS Chinese drama shows usually require a little more effort but are doable, Crayon XiaoXin cartoons are often easier (probably because of the video).