A movement of self-authorship and self-organization

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Thanks to School of Commoning for pointing me to this link: A movement of self-authorship and self-organization It was my long-time mentor Jean Robertson who introduced me to the phrase ‘self-authoring people in self-organizing communities’. That was probably 4 years ago, at least. I’ve learned a lot more about what she meant by that now,… Read more »

Need a Job? Invent It – Thomas L. Friedman

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Need a Job? Invent It Thomas L. Friedman WHEN Tony Wagner, the Harvard education specialist, describes his job today, he says he’s “a translator between two hostile tribes” — the education world and the business world, the people who teach our kids and the people who give them jobs. Wagner’s argument in his book “Creating… Read more »

The rules website (“We have the power to change the rules”)

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The rules website (“We have the power to change the rules”) ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Join the community We’re all part of a global story. Each of us, one of seven billion characters with a part to play in a plot that tells us ‘money makes the world go round’, it’s the ‘survival of the fittest’ and ‘growth… Read more »

Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals: uncovering the truth about global poverty and demanding the universal realisation of Article 25

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Beyond the Sustainable Development Goals: uncovering the truth about global poverty and demanding the universal realisation of Article 25 Stacco Troncoso 4th October 2015   The following reproduces the introduction to Share the World’s Resources report about global poverty and the realization of Article 25. You can read the full report here. The Sustainable Development… Read more »

Time Travellers All (not a blog, an essay)

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Nothing is simple or predictable in these rapidly changing times. Little is certain, except the need to accept that we can’t go back to some idealised past and we can’t stay in a “familiar” present. Increasingly the present is unfamiliar. Like it or not our only choice is the future. It’s where we’re headed –… Read more »