Category Archives: Social.Justice

Working on the Honr System (sm) – Social Economic Justice via Pervasive (Micro)payment

These are preliminary notes Powerpoint needs to be done in epiphaneo video format: youtube, vimeo, facebook – others (as many as feasible) possible TED talk Daily Work, Daily Pay Same Day Fair Day’s Pay – daily labor daily wages WHAT IS HONORED (VALUED) IN A SOCIETY IS RECOGNIZED (AWARDED, PAID) Honr – Pauline NT principle, […]

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CSPAN Myth Day: Shareholder Value and the Global Minotaur

Author Lynn Stout talked about her book, The Shareholder Value Myth, in which she argues that corporations placed too much emphasis on increasing their stock price. She said the focus on shareholder value has prevented corporations from making a full contribution to solving the problems of the world, and described a corporate world where the effort […]

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C-SPAN BookTV, Signs of the Times, and Solomon’s Prayer for Sanctification

Joseph Stiglitz argues that rising inequality in the U.S. is bad for our democracy and says that we need to become a more equitable society. Professor Stiglitz responded to questions from members of the audience at Politics and Prose Bookstore in Washington, D.C. http://www.c-spanvideo.org/program/PriceofI Joel Rosenberg questions whether the U.S. can recover from its economic […]

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The “Syrian Massacre” Main Street Media Cannot Cover [Sex Trade Related Human Trafficking]

1) Nobody’s hands are clean. Whether you have consumed or just turned your head with a moralistic “tisk”, evil continues. Pray for mercy for all of us. 2) If you think there is no rationale to ever increasing higher education debt, you are naive. It sets up a systematic environment for debt-based coercion. 3) Do […]

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2012/2013 Africa-wide Women in Science Competition Call for Abstracts

With a population of approximately 1.03 billion in 2011, and a growth rate of 24 million per annum, Africa’s population is expected to double by 2050. Africa’s chances of halving poverty and hunger by 2015 remain slim. The continent needs to increase agricultural productivity in a sustainable manner as well as find endogenous solutions to […]

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LIVE WEBCAST on Mapping of Data in the Horn of Africa. Oct. 11, 12:30 – 2:00 PM Washington DC time

Citizen Engagement, Aid Coordination, and Transparency: An Experience from Mapping of Data in the Horn of Africa When: Tuesday, October 11, 2011, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Washington D.C. time Live Webcast at: http://streaming7.worldbank.org/vvflash/extlive1 Comments or questions: please use Twitter (#mapdataafrica) Drought, conflict, and rising food prices have created one of the worst humanitarian […]

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Dear Fan of AlterNet

If you had the impression that women’s voices are more or less equally represented in media — that the gender byline and TV appearance gap has been fixed — you would be wrong. There is still fundamental male dominance in the public discourse, and that is unacceptable. When women’s voices are missing, we all are […]

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Leila Chirayath Janah, founder of Samasource

A scholarship from big tobacco company led Leila to volunteer as a teacher in Ghana. Seeing her students ambition combined with the rise in global literacy and access to technology, Leila presents the concept of microwork as a way to overcome poverty and participate in the global tech economy. Leila Chirayath Janah is the founder […]

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Mark Hamilton on Justice

<ed.note>One of the benefits of Lent is the setting aside of time to meditate on just how much we’ve|I’ve screwed up in the previous year. One of the blessings of Easter is the sense that a new, hopeful year awaits for more victory, less defeat. But victory needs a goal and I can think of […]

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Gifts from David Moberg

In some cultures and at some places of business and of friendship groups, it is a custom for the person who has a birthday to give gifts to others. So here is my Birthday Gift to you on this day of my birth. It consists of two “packages.” I hope they will stimulate your reasoning […]

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