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10 predictions for 2015 | Nesta

Our annual list of the 10 trends, social movements and technological breakthroughs set to shape our lives over the next 12 months.

Source: www.nesta.org.uk

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Service Design, Service Management

Edward Snowden as the Avatar of the Free and Open Internet Movement

From Malcolm X…

I do some odd things as I approach middle age.  I watch C-Span for fun.  Browsing the online archives, I came across a video of Malcolm X being interviewed at UC – Berkeley. 1,008 more words

Culture

Why I do this

I’m posting this “story of me”. Using social movement theory, and some help from my clever wife, it’s what I will say tomorrow at a Patients in Control training event. 859 more words

#illridewithyou

The term “breaking news” makes it sound like the thing that is happening is literally breaking the news. You have your normal news, and then all of a sudden (and often not on time with your local 5:00 news special show), BAM. 625 more words

Life

Protesting for a Human Right

What a day, what privilege to stand with over a 100000 Irish citizens at a protest for a new government and new way life, couched in a stand against a double water tax. 908 more words

Social Movement

Climate Justice in the Classroom: It Connects Everything Together

When I was a younger, I didn’t call myself an environmentalist; I still don’t really. Don’t get me wrong; I’ve always cared about environmental issues. I recycle, carpool when I can, use my re-useable grocery bags, but was I an environmentalist? 2,776 more words

Education

Detroit Dialogues: The Vision

A few weeks ago, I shared the vision of Detroit Dialogues in a large public forum for the first time. As I began to speak, I felt like my words had transformed into something physical that was to be meticulously inspected, by the audience, for glitches and flaws. 180 more words

Detroit Dialogues