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CSR Is Great. CSR Is Terrible. Who's Right?

This morning I came across a very puzzling article by Paul Levy (Senior Researcher, Innovation Management, at the University of Brighton), called “Conscious capitalism: how to make the most out of the kindness in business.” In his piece Levy argues that companies need to do more than adopt Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) agendas and programs. 1,872 more words

Economics

The existence of poverty is the proof of an unjust and ill-organised society, and our public charities are but the first tardy awakening in the conscience of a robber.
― Sri Aurobindo

Quotes And Proverbes

The Elf on the Shelf is preparing your child to live in a future police state, professor warns - The Washington Post

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-blog/wp/2014/12/16/the-elf-on-the-shelf-is-preparing-your-child-to-live-in-a-future-police-state-professor-says/

“…Digital technology professor Laura Pinto — the Elf on the Shelf is “a capillary form of power that normalizes the voluntary surrender of privacy, teaching young people to blindly accept panoptic surveillance and” “reify hegemonic power.” 210 more words

The Front Page: Musing|scraplog

Turkish Court Issues Arrest Warrant For Dissident Under “Terrorism” Accusations

By Darren Smith, Weekend Contributor

We recently reported HERE arrests made around Turkey of journalists, police, and opposition critical of President Erdogan. Now, an arrest warrant has been issued against Cleric Fethulla Gülen who is presently residing in the United States as an exile. 572 more words

Society

Thomas J Moretti: Benefits of Selfless Service & Dying to Selfish Ambition

Thomas J Moretti is an active volunteer in his community and knows the benefits of volunteering time and effort towards helping others. As he has come to understand, he knows that volunteer work not only benefits the needy, but also is beneficial to the volunteer, who gets to become an active and caring member of the community. 204 more words

Community

Power

The frame of the window is set high

She is forced to look up

At men in uniform with swords and medals

Other men wear smart suits and bowler hats… 96 more words

Andrew Smith

Waiting for the domestic rhetoric to end

Having recently, once again, drawn attention to the issue/nature of sanctions verses arbitrary punishment, an entry that concluded with; “If Ukraine cannot or will not make a case against them, is it any surprise that the EU may well remove certain Ukrainian citizens from the EU sanctions list? 1,205 more words

Politics