Mar 262016
 
2016-03-17   How Political Elites Have Failed To Ensure Social Justice Across Generations,  Joseph Stiglitz

  https://www.socialeurope.eu/2016/03/how-political-elites-have-failed-to-ensure-social-justice-across-generations/ Social Europe by Joseph Stiglitz on 17 March 2016 @JosephEStiglitz Joseph Stiglitz (CC Raimond Spekking) Something interesting has emerged in voting patterns on both sides of the Atlantic: Young people are voting in ways that are markedly different from their elders. A great divide appears to have opened up, based not so much […]

Jul 082015
 

With thanks to Janet Eaton: Richard Heinberg concludes: It  is probably not within the capability of philanthropic foundations to avert all the human impacts that will accompany the end of economic growth, nor the environmental impacts of past growth. Nevertheless, the strategic application of some of society’s accumulated wealth toward solving the problem of systemic adaptation […]

Jun 142014
 

I find this interesting (as well as tragic), in the context of Change.  Change comes about through awareness – – seeing through things. = = = = = = = = = = = = = = == Email exchange,  My reply: Yes – angry men.  They were betrayed by their leaders. I wonder how […]

Oct 182011
 
2011-10-18   From a single hashtag, a protest circled the world,  Reuters.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-wallstreet-protests-social-idUSTRE79G6E420111018 Occupy Wall Street protesters meditate while a sign bearing their twitter handle hangs from a railing in Zuccotti Park in New York October 1, 2011. REUTERS/Jessica Rinaldi   It all started innocuously enough with a July 13 blog post urging people to #OccupyWallStreet, as though such a thing (Twitter hashtag and all) were possible. […]