“Money Flow in Our System Erodes Environmental Quality Socialism failed because it couldn’t tell the economic truth; capitalism may fail because it can’t tell the ecological truth. Lester Brown Because of the nature of our economic system, any time money moves from one place to another ecological and social degradation occur somewhere. One reason for … Continue reading
The US government wants to monitor activity on social networks to get hints of political unrest SATIRICAL newspaper The Onion recently described Facebook as a project of the Central Intelligence Agency. “After years of secretly monitoring the public, we were astounded,” a fictional agency deputy director told Congress. He was happy that Facebook users voluntarily … Continue reading
The open-source world has learned to deal with a flood of new, oftentimes divergent, ideas using hosting services like GitHub — so why can’t governments? In this rousing talk Clay Shirky shows how democracies can take a lesson from the Internet, to be not just transparent but also to draw on the knowledge of all … Continue reading
I have been thinking about how much transformation our civilization is going through and how much has changed we have witnessed over the last sixty years, from the fall of many ideological, institutional power and socio-economic systems to the current death of our civilization. Communism, capitalism, socialism etc, all have fallen under the weight of … Continue reading
Sacred Economics with Charles Eisenstein – A Short Film – YouTube.
Fault Lines examines accusations that new voting laws are effectively disenfranchising communities of colour in the US and asks what this could mean for the upcoming 2012 presidential election. via Fault Lines – Disenfranchised in America – YouTube. via Fault Lines – Disenfranchised in America – YouTube.
Britain Etc. – YouTube. Award-winning journalist and BBC News home editor, Mark Easton takes a fresh look at the UK through its relationship to 26 subjects – one for each letter of the alphabet.
Highrise/One Millionth Tower – Animatic Version – YouTube.
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How is taking my family down to Nicaragua related to new media and education? Or how did my research take me there? Every society that depends on procreation for its survival must take into account in its social organization that children initially require a great deal of care (Matthews, 2007). I have been studying the … Continue reading